Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph shows a group of people, including four on horseback, at an access point for the Blue Ridge Parkway near Gillespie Gap and milepost 331, in section 2L. Photograph taken during the Overmountain Victory March by Peggy Thompson on October 19, 1975.
Location Location Name: Gillespie Gap
Parkway Milepost: 330.9
Latitude: 35.8526233
Longitude: -82.0509476
Creator Individual Peggy Thompson
Tags Access roads
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Horseback riding
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway