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Title Brinegar Cabin, Spring House, Spring Retaining Wall
Title Note Spring House Wall at Brinegar Cabin
Date January 1942
Description Brinegar Cabin Spring House retaining wall at milepost 238.5, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "KCM" on January 1942.
Commentary Martin Brinegar settled this cabin in 1885 and it was lived in until the land and cabin were purchased by the Blue Ridge Parkway in 1935. Brinegar Cabin is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff District (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Retaining walls
Rustic cabins
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway