Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title N.W. Trading Post Sign
Date July 1958
Description Photograph shows a sign indicating "Northwest Trading Post 1500 ft ahead" next to the roadway near mile post 259 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Donald H. Robinson in July 1958.
Location Location Name: Northwest Trading Post
Parkway Milepost: 258.0
Latitude: 36.343644
Longitude: -81.375559
Creator Individual Donald H. Robinson
Tags Business
Northwest Trading Post (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway