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Title Minerals Museum Exhibits, Mineral Use
Date July 1959
Description Photograph of an exhibit titled, "You Use North Carolina Minerals," describing the ways minerals mined in the state were used in everyday life. The exhibit was displayed at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals, located at Gillespie Gap, near milepost 330.9 in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by James Ray in July 1959.
Location Location Name: Museum of North Carolina Minerals
Parkway Milepost: 331.0
Latitude: 35.853343
Longitude: -82.051997
Creator Individual James Ray
Tags Exhibitions
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Museum of North Carolina Minerals (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway