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Title Mrs. Dwight's camp from air
Date June 19, 1935
Description Photograph shows an aerial view of the Gooch Gap area before construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway, located near mile post 336.3 at the junction of sections 2L and 2M. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on June 19, 1935.
Commentary The overhead view of Gooch Gap prior to construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway gives a layout of the land and those families and farms that would soon be affected by the parkway being built.
Location Location Name: Gooch Gap
Parkway Milepost: 336.3
Latitude: 35.8345654
Longitude: -82.113728
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Aerial views
Gooch Gap (N.C.)
McDowell County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway