National Park Mystery Photo 27: Hard to Figure

What is this, and where is it? Jon Merryman photo.

This Mystery Photo, submitted by long-time Traveler Jon Merryman, highlights a hard surface in the National Park System. But just what is that surface and where might you find it?

Jon has been known to travel the system far and wide, making it all the more difficult to figure out where he might have snapped this shot.

If you're stumped, visit Traveler tomorrow to find the answer.


Harry s Truman National historic site

No, 'fraid not.

James A, Garfield Historic site?

Nope, not James Garfield, Connie.

Well, we've got a partial winner. Christy correctly identified the location, but not what the photo portrays. We'll hold her answer a bit to see if she can either circle back and identify what the photo is of or until someone else can correctly ID the location and the subject.

Trimble block is renowned for its use as a paving stone. It was used to pave the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1910.

the surface is brick

The photo portrays the starting line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

No, not the speedway, which is not a unit of the National Park System.

First Ladies NHS?

Nope, not First Ladies NHS.

William Howard Taft NHS

No, not William Howard Taft. Check back tomorrow for the answer...

Richmond NBP is my guess, the pavers near the Tredegar Iron Works. It was the first thing to pop into my mind when I saw the photo ...

I don't know where it is--but I sure do want to know!!