Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Old style Community Sign
Title Note To show original type approved by N. C. Tourist Assoc.
Date February 6, 1957
Description Photograph of roadway in section 2-B of the Blue Ridge Parkway near U. S. 21 and a sign that reads "Roaring Gap, NC, elev. 2914, Resorts--Tourist Facilities--Golfing--Riding--Swimming, Turn Right on U S 21 Ahead." Taken by Sam P. Weems and H. B. Stricklin on February 6, 1957.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individuals Sam P. Weems
H.B. Stricklin
Tags Intersections (roads)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway