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Title Brinegar Cabin, Bluff Park, East elevation chimney detail
Date November 1941
Description Photograph shows detail of the chimney of the Brinegar Cabin near mile post 238.5 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by K. C. M. in November 1941.
Commentary The Brinegar Cabin was built in the 1880s. The National Park Service acquired the building and surrounding land in order to develop a site that would show visitors what the "quintessential mountain life" was like. It stands in what is now Doughton Park.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Rustic cabins
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway