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Title Purchase of Land Sign
Date 20th Century
Description Image shows a wooden sign located amidst small trees and brush. The sign is advertising land for sale on Flat Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter. The image was taken near milepost 85.9 in Section 1K, near where Virginia State Route 43 intersects with the Blue Ridge Parkway. The sign reads:

For Sale / Flat Top Mountain / 5 Acre Tracts / Protected by Restrictive Covenants / Arthur Associates, Inc. / Bedford, VA. 586-9749
Location Location Name: Milepost 85
Parkway Milepost: 85.0
Latitude: 37.453531
Longitude: -79.598239
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Flat Top Mountain (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway