Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Silver Peak PW
Date 1952
Description This photograph shows the Silver Peak parking pull-off along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The photograph looks west, with a mountain vista and Silver Peak in the background, near milepost 45 in section 1F. An automobile is shown in the background traveling along the parkway, and a stone guard wall is visible on the right. This photograph was taken in 1952 by Abbie Rowe.
Location Location Name: Silver Peak Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 44.8
Latitude: 37.750556
Longitude: -79.298611
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Automobile parking
Guard walls
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Silver Peak (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway