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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph shows people participating in the Overmountain Victory March near Gillespie Gap and milepost 331, located in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Several cars and trucks are visible. The march took place in commemoration of the upcoming U.S. bicentennial. Photograph taken 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 Automobiles
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway