Blue Ridge Parkway-Virginia Picture #1
These pictures are (C) 1998 John E. Gotts. Permission to copy these
pictures for noncommercial purposes is granted. Permission is also granted to
the National Park Service and its representatives to use these pictures for any
This is an interpretive area which highlights rural Appalachian life. The
mountain climate is similar to the climate in southeast Michigan, which favors
temperate fruit trees like the apple. This area actually features a live
country band performing on period contemporary instruments.