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Title Stone work of Graystone Inn
Date September 18, 1935
Description Photograph shows stone work around a door at the Graystone Inn (formerly the Roaring Gap Hotel) near mile post 228 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on September 18, 1935.
Commentary The Roaring Gap Hotel was opened in 1899 but burned down in 1914. In July of 1926 the Graystone Inn was opened, but the ownership changed and in February 1935, Roaring Gap was changed to the Roaring Gap Club.
Location Location Name: Milepost 228
Parkway Milepost: 228.0
Latitude: 36.464662
Longitude: -81.008457
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Roaring Gap Club (N.C.)
Roaring Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway