Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Billboards
Date February 9, 1957
Description This photograph shows development in the form of a road, buildings, and billboards on United States Route 70 as it passes east of Asheville, North Carolina, near mile post 382.5 in section 2Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Some of the advertisements include Ford, Shamrock Court, Asheville Court, White Amoco, and Parkland Chevrolet Company.
Location Location Name: Milepost 382
Parkway Milepost: 382.0
Latitude: 35.593904
Longitude: -82.483064
Creator Individuals Sam P. Weems
H.B. Stricklin
Tags Asheville (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway