Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway
Date November 1959
Description Photograph shows a view of the Smoky Mountains as seen from the Waterrock Knob parking overlook near mile post 451.2 in section 2X of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Garrett T. Smathers in November 1959.
Location Location Name: Waterrock Knob
Parkway Milepost: 451.0
Latitude: 35.4642681
Longitude: -83.1376431
Creator Individual Garrett T. Smathers
Tags Automobile parking
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Scenic overlooks
Waterrock Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway