Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Cutting by State Right of way party
Date April 15, 1937
Description Photograph shows a cut in vegetation demonstrating the right-of-way for the Blue Ridge Parkway near mile post 367.7 and Craggy Garden in section 2P. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on April 15, 1937.
Commentary Because this picture was taken a year after construction had begun, this land had most likely just been acquired and the right-of-way for the Blue Ridge Parkway was just being established.
Location Location Name: Milepost 367
Parkway Milepost: 367.0
Latitude: 35.695656
Longitude: -82.390422
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Craggy Gardens (N.C.)
Craggy Mountains (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway