Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Afton Overlook
Date 20th Century
Description This photograph shows the Afton Overlook at milepost 0.2 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A wooden sign on the roadside reads "AFTON OVERLOOK VALLEY ELEV. 800 ELEV. HERE 1895." The front of a car is visible on the left side of the image.
Location Location Name: Afton Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.0279154
Longitude: -78.8578004
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Automobiles
Nelson County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway