Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Parkway Entrance Sign
Title Note (This sign has been reassembled for symmetry.)
Date September 1948
Description This photograph was taken looking toward the south and shows the "Entering Blue Ridge Parkway" sign at Rockfish Gap, Virginia, at milepost 0 in section 1B. The photograph appears to depict a park ranger giving directions to a man and woman as they stand next to the sign. Two automobiles are visible in the background. The photograph was taken in September 1948 by Abbie Rowe.
Location Location Name: Milepost 0
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.030278
Longitude: -78.8575
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Park rangers
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway