Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Early Construction
Date August 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows an automobile on the road during early construction in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Automobile is approaching a fork in the road and a body of water. Taken by W.D. Stanton on August 22, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 217
Parkway Milepost: 217.0
Latitude: 36.560486
Longitude: -80.911688
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway