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Title Cascades Overlook
Date September 11, 1942
Description An image overlooking the cascades found in E.B. Jeffress Park. Taken by "EHA" (Edward H. Abbuehl) on September 11, 1942, Section 2E, Station 565. Card incorrectly states "Milepost 551.4"
Commentary This is just one of numerous cascades throughout the parkway. E.B. Jeffress Park was originally known as Tompkins Knob. A comfort station was built at the cascades in 1954.
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 Cascades trail and waterfall (N.C.)
E.B. Jeffress Park (N.C.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway