Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Purple rhododendron
Date June 1956
Description Photograph of a purple rhododendron bush near the Graveyard Fields overlook, located near milepost 418 in section 2V of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert E. Howe in June 1956.
Location Location Name: Section 2V
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.296908
Longitude: -82.914647
Creator Individual Robert E. Howe
Tags Flora
Haywood County (N.C.)
Transylvania County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway