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Title Office and Tool Storage Building
Date 1941
Description A view of the Bluff Park Office and Storage Building while still under construction, with cars and a worker also visible. Storage building located near milepost 238.6 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by JEV in 1941. Bluff Park is now known as Doughton Park.
Commentary Originally known as the Bluffs, Doughton Park was named after Congressman Robert L. Doughton, a long-time advocate and supporter of the parkway.
Location Location Name: Bluff Park Maintenance Area
Parkway Milepost: 238.6
Latitude: 36.397556
Longitude: -81.224372
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Office buildings
Storage areas
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway