Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Crafts - Mining Emeralds
Date June 6, 1974
Description Interior of an emerald mine near Little Switzerland and near milepost 330, section 2L on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by C. E. Westveer on June 6, 1974.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway