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Title Cascades Overlook
Date September 11, 1942
Description Cascades overlook at E.B. Jeffress Park. Photograph taken by "EHA" (Edward H. Abbuehl) on September 11, 1942, Section 2E, Station 565, Milepost 271.9.
Commentary Jeffress Park is named after the 1934 chairman of the North Carolina State Highway Commission who fought to bring the Blue Ridge Parkway to North Carolina.
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.)
Scenic overlooks
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway