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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Road directional sign - Buchanan, 5, Shenandoah NP, 97
Date May 19, 1959
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway and a directional sign at the side of the road. The sign indicates that Buchanan is 5 miles ahead on the Right, and that the Shenandoah National Park is 97 miles ahead. The image was taken near milepost 85.9, near where Virginia State Route 43 intersects the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Jack E. Boucher and Donald H. Robinson on May 19, 1959.
Location Location Name: Milepost 85
Parkway Milepost: 85.0
Latitude: 37.453531
Longitude: -79.598239
Creator Individuals Jack E. Boucher
Donald H. Robinson
Tags Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway