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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph showing a group of people outside the Museum of North Carolina Minerals, located near milepost 331 in section 2L, preparing for the Overmountain Victory March. The march was held to commemorate the Revolutionary War Overmountain Men and the upcoming U.S. bicentennial. Photograph 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 Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Museum of North Carolina Minerals (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway