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It is at milepost 281.5 at Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I just wanted to make this correction. My mother and her friend worked there and ran the Cabin for 23 years. They sold handmade crafts and wove rugs on an old loom....More
Brinegar Cabin is a must stop while travelling the BRP. Built in 1880, Martin and his
wife Caroline raised their family here. Caroline grew flax and spun it and used a
large loom to weave cloth. She lived here until the mid-1930s when the home...More
Sunday was a bad weather day alone the Blue Ridge Parkway. We saw the sign for the cabin and decided to stop. There are number of informative signs describing the history of the cabin. Well worth the stop.
Driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Blowing Rock we stopped to visit this little gem on the side of the road. Built by hand in the 1880's, the cabin in now in the hands of the National Park Service. We were able to watch...More
If you've been driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway for hours, this is a good place to stop to stretch your legs and learn a little history. Martin Brinegar built this cabin by hand for his new wife Carolyn in 1880 and they raised their...More