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Title N. W. Trading Post
Date July 1958
Description Photograph shows the Northwest Trading Post building from across the roadway near Laurel Springs, North Carolina, in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Donald H. Robinson in July 1958.
Commentary The sloped roof and long porch of the Northwest Trading Post building is in keeping with some of the older cabins that the National Park Service bought up along the Blue Ridge Parkway in order to maintain an authentic scenic look.
Location Location Name: Northwest Trading Post
Parkway Milepost: 258.0
Latitude: 36.343644
Longitude: -81.375559
Creator Individual Donald H. Robinson
Tags Business
Northwest Trading Post (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway