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Title Swannanoa Gate
Date September 1948
Description This photograph shows the entrance to the Swannanoa Mansion in Rockfish Gap, Virginia, near the Blue Ridge Parkway, between mileposts 0 and 1 in section 1B. The photograph was taken in September 1948 by Abbie Rowe.

The sign in the foreground reads: "SWANNANOA / THE MILLION DOLLAR / MARBLE MANSION AND GARDENS / OPEN TO VISITORS 9 AM TO 5 PM"
Location Location Name: Swannanoa Gate
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.023056
Longitude: -78.868611
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Automobiles
Building
Nelson County (Va.)
Photographs
Swannanoa Mansion (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway