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Title Rich Cabin
Date 1952
Description Photograph shows a rustic log cabin with signage for the Qualla Boundary and Jackson County, near Soco Gap and mile post 460 in section 2Y of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Commentary Here we see a "Jackson County" sign, as well as an explanatory sign for visitors to learn about the Qualla Boundary. This is the entrance to Cherokee country; Qualla Boundary is the name for the Cherokee reservation.
Location Location Name: Soco Gap
Parkway Milepost: 455.0
Latitude: 35.4953793
Longitude: -83.1562552
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Building
Jackson County (N.C.)
Rustic cabins
Signs and signboards
Soco Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway