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Title Oconaluftee Terminus
Title Note Bridge
Date August 1974
Description Sign in front of bridge over Oconaluftee River. Photo taken by "RGB" (Robert G. Bruce) in August 1974 at Milepost 469, Section 2Z. The Oconaluftee River marks the end of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary The Oconaluftee River is important in Cherokee traditions.
Location Location Name: Oconaluftee River
Parkway Milepost: 469.0
Latitude: 35.44621
Longitude: -83.38377
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Bridges
Oconaluftee River (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
Swain County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway