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Title Mrs. Johnson & Party on Parkway
Date May 12, 1965
Description The image shows a member of the press interviewing Director George Hartzog and Superintendent Weems. They stand beside a car marked, "park ranger" on the hood. A building and a parking lot are in the background. The photograph was taken at the Roanoke Regional Airport in Roanoke, Virginia, by W.E. Dutton on May 12, 1965. The National Park Service filed the photograph as being taken near milepost 125 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Roanoke Regional Airport
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.32547
Longitude: -79.97543
Creator Individual W.E. Dutton
Tags Hartzog, George
Roanoke County (Va.)
Weems, Sam P.
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway