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Title Brinegar Shed
Date 1940s
Description Photograph shows a shed on short stone pillars next to the Brinegar Cabin, located in Doughton Park in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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. The cabin is still standing today and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bluff Park (N.C.)
Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Rustic cabins
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway