Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title "Entering Blue Ridge Parkway" sign
Date 1952
Description Photograph shows a sign that says "Entering Blue Ridge Parkway" and an automobile turning onto the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 37.5, near Irish Gap, where section 1E ends and section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway begins. Image taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Milepost 37
Parkway Milepost: 37.0
Latitude: 37.795853
Longitude: -79.212238
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Amherst County (Va.)
Irish Gap (Va.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway