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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph shows horses, automobiles, and people gathered at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals, near milepost 331 in section 2L of the Parkway, during the Overmountain Victory March celebration. The march took place in commemoration of the upcoming U.S. bicentennial. Taken by Peggy Thompson on October 19, 1975.
Location Location Name: Museum of North Carolina Minerals
Parkway Milepost: 331.0
Latitude: 35.853343
Longitude: -82.051997
Creator Individual Peggy Thompson
Tags Automobiles
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Horseback riding
Museum of North Carolina Minerals (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway