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Title Shenandoah Valley Overlook -- Bill Orr and visitor
Date June 1956
Description Image of the Shenandoah Valley Overlook, at milepost 2.9 in section 1B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image shows two men standing at either side of a sign that reads SHENANDOAH VALLEY. One man, a park ranger, is pointing at the horizon and the other man appears to be listening to him speak. There is an automobile parked to the left of the men. Image taken by Leslie P. Arnberger in June 1956.
Location Location Name: Shenandoah Valley Parking Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 2.9
Latitude: 38.004444
Longitude: -78.887778
Creator Individual Leslie P. Arnberger
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Automobile parking
Park rangers
Scenic overlooks
Shenandoah Valley Parking Overlook
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway