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Title Appalachian Trail sign 20' off parking motor road
Date 1900s
Description This image shows the Appalachian Trail sign, where the trail adjoins the road near milepost 75 in section 1J of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The trail sign is visible just to the right of the center of the image. It is somewhat obscured by the vegetation and shade. A person is also barely visible to the right of the sign farther in the background. The hood of an automobile in the parking area is also visible in the left foreground. The date the photograph was taken and the photographer are unknown.
Location Location Name: Milepost 75
Parkway Milepost: 75.0
Latitude: 37.537222
Longitude: -79.497222
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Appalachian Trail
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway