Near Laurel Springs in Alleghany County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Robert Lee Doughton
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
Location. 36° 25.813′ N, 81° 10.517′ W. Marker is near Laurel Springs, North Carolina, in Alleghany County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 241). Touch for map. Marker is located at the parking lot for Wildcat Overlook just past the Doughton Park Picnic area and Bluffs Lodge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 45338 Blue Ridge Parkway, Laurel Springs NC 28644, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert L. Doughton (approx. 5.1 miles away); Rufus A. Doughton (approx. 6 miles away); Ore Knob Mine (approx. 8.8 miles away); Independence (approx. 13.4 miles away in Virginia); a different marker also named Independence (approx. 13˝ miles away in Virginia).
Also see . . .
1. Robert L. Doughton (1863-1954).
Doughton’s political support for the New Deal seemed (Submitted on June 8, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Doughton Park - Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Brinegar Cabin, craft demonstrations, and diverse hiking options make Doughton Park a must-experience destination along the Parkway. This area has one of the Parkway’s larger campgrounds, a popular picnic area and more than 30 miles of hiking trails that access forested slopes, streams and backcountry in Basin Cove. The Cove is popular for fly-fishing, horseback riding (Grassy Gap Fire Road) and backcountry camping. (Submitted on June 8, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Caudill Family Cabin & Homestead.
The Caudill cabin is in the clearing 1500 feet below Wildcat Rock Overlook. When the cabin was built in the late 1800's, the (Submitted on June 8, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on December 23, 2015, by Benny Hayslett of Shelby, North Carolina. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2009, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.