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Title View of wide, open area on top of the Bluffs, looking north from point near Wild Cat Rocks
Date November 11, 1936
Description Photograph shows an open field with trees in Bluff Park (now Doughton Park) near mile post 243 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A. S. Burns on November 11, 1936.
Commentary Pastoral areas like these provide a different view of the landscape along the Blue Ridge Parkway that can sometimes be obscured by taller trees.
Location Location Name: Bluffs
Parkway Milepost: 239.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway