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Title Office picnic
Date 20th Century
Description Image shows a close-up view of a small group of people, three men and two women. One man stands with a baseball bat with another man crouching in catcher's position behind him, and the others watch from the background. They stand at the edge of the grassy field with trees around them. Image taken near milepost 155 of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Smart View Recreation Area, in Franklin County, Va. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl. Date of photograph is unknown, though clothing indicates that it was taken circa 1940s-1950s.
Location Location Name: Smart View (V.A.)
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.9259683
Longitude: -80.1864329
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Abbuehl, Edward H.
Franklin County (Va.)
Recreational areas
Smart View (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway