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Title Skytop Drive
Date 1930s
Description View of car driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Grandfather Mountain, N.C. Photograph labeled "SKYTOP DRIVE-- Skimming mountain crests for nearly 500 miles, the Blue Ridge Parkway is an exciting adventure in motoring. The Parkway connects the Great Smoky National Park in North Carolina with the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. The stretch pictured is near Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina." Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters.
Location Location Name: Section 2J
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.017117
Longitude: -81.880519
Creator Organization N.C. News Bureau, Raleigh N.C.
Tags Automobiles
Avery County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway