Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Use made of land adjacent to Parkway during 1940 construction
Date July 27, 1940
Description Photographs shows the roadway surrounded by farmland near station 678 and mile post 289.3 in section 2F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A. S. Burns on July 27, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 289
Parkway Milepost: 289.0
Latitude: 36.148964
Longitude: -81.626644
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Farm buildings and land
Road construction
View of road
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway