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Title Comfort Station Trail Shelter
Date 1940
Description A comfort station under construction in Section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is a wooden structure with a stone base. Photo taken by J.E.V. in 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 237
Parkway Milepost: 237.0
Latitude: 36.429657
Longitude: -81.124149
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Comfort stations
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway