Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Grandfather Mountain Bears
Date 20th Century
Description Bear and cubs in front of sign for Grandfather Mountain at Grandfather Mountain, N.C. Sign reads "warning, bears are dangerous." Most likely Mildred the bear, owned by Hugh Morton at Grandfather Mountain, NC. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Morton, Hugh
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway