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Title Sign Spruce Pine Mtn. District
Date August 1974
Description Photograph shows an interpretive sign for the Spruce Pine Mining District near mile post 318.4 in section 2K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by C. E. Westveer in August 1974.
Commentary Spruce Pine is to the west of the parkway and was once the most important mining town in North Carolina.
Location Location Name: Milepost 318
Parkway Milepost: 318.0
Latitude: 35.962054
Longitude: -81.955287
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags McDowell County (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
Spruce Pine (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway