Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Bluffs Dist. US 21, South
Title Note Doughton Park Sign
Date August 1974
Description Photograph shows a road near milepost 229.9 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway with a sign reading "9 miles to Doughton Park." Taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1974.
Commentary Robert Doughton was significant in getting parkway production through Allegheny County.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway