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Title Cherry Hill Coffee Shop
Title Note Milepost 256.9
Description Picture of the Cherry Hill coffee shop.
Commentary The infamous Cherry Hill Coffee Shop whose attempts at free advertising were thwarted by Sam Weems and the National Park Service. Apparently the taking down of their billboard in 1958 didn't damage business too badly, since they were still operating in 1973.
Location Location Name: Milepost 257
Parkway Milepost: 257.0
Latitude: 36.362889
Longitude: -81.364413
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Cherry Hill Coffee Shop
Signs and signboards
Weems, Sam P.
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway