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Title Log House
Title Note Handwritten: Sheets Cabin
Date January 20, 1939
Description Photograph shows a log cabin with sloped roof and stone chimney near mile post 258.8 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Ted Pease on January 10, 1939.
Commentary This photo incorrectly identifies this cabin as the Sheets Cabin, but the Sheets Cabin is located at milepost 252 and does not have a sloped roof and porch. This is the type of cabin that the Northwest Trading Post was based on.
Location Location Name: Milepost 259
Parkway Milepost: 259.0
Latitude: 36.339564
Longitude: -81.373221
Creator Individual Ted Pease
Tags Building
Residential building
Rustic cabins
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway