Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Construction at Grandfather
Date September 22, 1979
Description A swath cleared along the ridges near Grandfather Mountain in preparation for construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Landscape development
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway