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Title United Daughters of the Confederacy Memorial
Date April 3, 1957
Description Photograph shows the former location of the memorial plaque placed by the United Daughters of the Confederacy to honor North Carolina's Civil War veterans, near mile post 422.8 in section 2V of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert E. Howe on April 3, 1957.
Commentary In 1942 the United Daughters of the Confederacy put up a memorial plaque to honor the North Carolina veterans of the Civil War. However, the memorial was removed after being heavily vandalized. This photograph is of the location where the plaque used to stand.
Location Location Name: Milepost 423
Parkway Milepost: 423.0
Latitude: 35.300144
Longitude: -82.906714
Creator Individual Robert E. Howe
Tags Landscape
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway