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Title Beacon Heights Looking South from U.S. Route 221
Date May 1958
Description Photograph showing the roadway of US 221 near Beacon Heights. A sign points to the right and reads "Grandfather Mtn 1" indicating that Grandfather Mountain is one mile away. A car drives along the road.
Location Location Name: Beacon Heights
Parkway Milepost: 305.0
Latitude: 36.0823501
Longitude: -81.8301105
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Automobiles
Beacon Heights (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway