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Title Spring house
Date July 1939
Description Image shows a spring house in a field of tall grass. The house has wood siding and a shingled roof, and a well is visible outside of the house, under an overhang of the roof, to the left of the photograph. There are trees in the background and tree branches hang just above the house, appearing in the top left corner of the photograph. Image taken in section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway, between mileposts 155.4-165.3, in Floyd County, Va. Image was taken by Kenneth McCarter in July of 1939.
Location Location Name: Section 1R
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.890358
Longitude: -80.262762
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway