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Title Parking overlook site
Date October 1940
Description This photograph shows the development of the Shenandoah Valley Parking Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near milepost 2.9 and station 606 in section 1B. There is a truck traveling north along the parkway shown in the lower right corner of the photograph. The photograph was taken in October 1940.
Location Location Name: Shenandoah Valley Parking Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 2.9
Latitude: 38.004444
Longitude: -78.887778
Creator Individual W.A.J.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Shenandoah Valley Parking Overlook
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway