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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Cleary, Osbourne and Richardson Property Below Cleary property
Date March 30, 1939
Description View of Cleary, Osborne (misspelled Osbourne), and Richardson property located in the milepost 229-237, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by R.E.D. on March 30, 1939.
Commentary The Cleary, Osborne, and Richardson property were examples of now the National Park Service took advantage of many landowners in the area of the Bluffs in Alleghany county, N.C. See "Super Scenic Motorway: A Blue Ridge Parkway History" by Anne Mitchell Whisnant (p. 146-148).
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual R.E.D.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cleary, George
Farm buildings and land
Osborne, Amanda
Richardson, Eli
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway