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Title Arch. Elev. Concession
Title Note Tea House and Motor Service - White-Washed Local Farm Type
Date 20th Century
Description Image is a drawing of the exterior front view of a planned tea house and motor service station, modeled after a "white-washed local farm type." The image shows a lawn with a driveway leading to the front of the tea house, with scattered trees and a fence running along both sides of it. A larger garage or motor service station is attached to the house, with a gated entry for vehicles. The drawing is associated with Smart View in Franklin County, Va., near milepost 155 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The creator and date of the drawing are both unknown.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Comfort stations
Design drawings
Franklin County (Va.)
Recreational areas
Smart View (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway