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Title Dwelling
Date March 20, 1940
Description Image shows a house and a small shed at the center of a photograph taken looking down a hill. Possible wooden fence pieces lie on the ground in the foreground of the photograph. Fence posts and wooden fences run along the edges of the central house. The ground in the foreground appears to be primarily dirt and some grass and sticks. At the house and further in the background, the yard and hills beyond the house are covered in grass. There appear to be chickens in the yard to the right of the house. Scattered trees stand near the house and further in the background. Image taken near milepost 155.3 and station 100L in section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by Kenneth McCarter on March 20, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Farm buildings and land
Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway