Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph of buses, automobiles, and people during the Overmountain Victory March at Gillespie Gap and milepost 331, located in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The march took place as part of the commemoration of the upcoming U.S. bicentennial. 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
Bus Travel
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway