Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title District Ranger Brooks and View from the Parkway
Title Note Park Ranger Helping Visitors
Date 1958
Description District Ranger Brooks explains a view to tourists at Tanbark Ridge Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway, north of Asheville, N.C. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Lou Harshaw in 1958.
Location Location Name: Tanbark Ridge Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 376.7
Latitude: 35.652814
Longitude: -82.485393
Creator Individual Lou Harshaw
Creator Organization Asheville Chamber of Commerce
Tags Asheville (N.C.)
Scenic overlooks
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway