Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Quarters #32
Date July 1959
Description Photograph shows a house use for rangers' quarters near Soco Gap near the junction of sections 2X and 2Y of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Donald H. Robinson in July 1959.
Commentary The building of the Blue Ridge Parkway necessitated the building of additional habitable infrastructure for the National Park Service rangers and employees.
Location Location Name: Soco Gap
Parkway Milepost: 455.0
Latitude: 35.4953793
Longitude: -83.1562552
Creator Individual Donald H. Robinson
Tags Building
Housing (National Park Service)
Soco Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway