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Title 10 Millionth Visitor Ceremony
Date October 29, 1968
Description This photograph, taken during the 10 Millionth Visitor Ceremony on October 29, 1968, shows a student from the Senior High Handicrafts Guild playing a Dulcimer he made that was presented at the ceremony. Also present in the photograph are Assistant Superintendent Dover with Mr. and Mrs. Ermer, honored as the 10 millionth guests.
Location Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at U.S. Route 70
Parkway Milepost: 382.0
Latitude: 35.586439
Longitude: -82.47944
Creator Individual Don DeFoe
Tags Ermer family
Intersections (roads)
Portraits, Group
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway