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Title Cascades Overlook
Date September 11, 1942
Description Photograph of a stone wall with The Cascades running down its face. Taken by "EHA" (Edward H. Abbuehl) on September 11, 1942, in Section 2E, Station 565, Milepost 271.9, in E.B. Jeffress Park.
Commentary The Cascades is one of the features of E.B. Jeffress Park and is easily accessible. The rock wall was built by the park in order to give visitors a walkway so they could hike up beside the falls. The masonry style of the wall is similar to many other buildings in the area.
Location Location Name: E.B. Jeffress Park
Parkway Milepost: 272.0
Latitude: 36.2416667
Longitude: -81.4833333
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Bodies of water
Cascades trail and waterfall (N.C.)
E.B. Jeffress Park (N.C.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway