Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Waterrock Knob Panorama Western view
Date October 1960
Description Photograph shows a panoramic view 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 October 1960, with noted instructions to consult negative file for additional photographs.
Location Location Name: Waterrock Knob
Parkway Milepost: 451.0
Latitude: 35.4642681
Longitude: -83.1376431
Creator Individual Garrett T. Smathers
Tags Automobile parking
Scenic overlooks
Waterrock Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway