Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Portion of Rock Cliff and overhand at proposed parking overlook
Date July 27, 1940
Description Photograph shows a portion of a rock cliff and overhand at the site of a proposed parking overlook, located at milepost 274.5 (station 690) in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A.S. Burns on July 27, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 274
Parkway Milepost: 274.0
Latitude: 36.237551
Longitude: -81.484191
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Landscape development
Scenic overlooks
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway