Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Looking Glass Rock
Date October 12, 1959
Description View of Looking Glass Rock and other mountains near milepost 417, section 2U on the Blue Ridge Mountain. Photograph labeled "Looking Glass Rock; N.E. to S.E. from left to right; First Range: Looking Glass, John Rock, and Cedar Rock; 2nd Range: Chestnut Knob, Cat Gap, Sandy Gap, Cedar Rock; Skyline: Blue Ridge Mountains." Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Garrett Smathers on October 12, 1959.
Location Location Name: Milepost 417
Parkway Milepost: 417.0
Latitude: 35.32227
Longitude: -82.82815
Creator Individual Garrett T. Smathers
Tags Blue Ridge Mountains
Looking Glass Rock (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway