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Title Picnic Table
Date October 1950
Description View of trash barrel, anti-littering sign, and a picnic table with attached seats near milepost 455.7 and Soco Gap at the junction of sections 2X and 2Y of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. and taken by Edward H. Abbuehl in October 1950. Sign indicates "Picnic area maintained by S. H. & P. W. C. Please help keep clean."
Location Location Name: Soco Gap
Parkway Milepost: 455.0
Latitude: 35.4953793
Longitude: -83.1562552
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Leisure
Picnic grounds
Recreational areas
Soco Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway