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Title Groundbreaking Ceremony, Final Link of the BRP, Gov. Moore, Art. Dep. Bill, Supt. Liles
Date October 22, 1968
Description Left to right: Governor Dan K. Moore, Art Director of National Park Service Horton Bill, and Superintendent Granville B. Liles at a groundbreaking ceremony for the final link of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Ceremony taking place in Beacon Heights, milepost 305, and section 2J on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Don DeFoe on October 22, 1968.
Location Location Name: Beacon Heights
Parkway Milepost: 305.0
Latitude: 36.0823501
Longitude: -81.8301105
Creator Individual Don DeFoe
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Beacon Heights (N.C.)
Liles, Granville B.
Moore, Dan K.
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Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway