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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph shows a distant view of a group of people standing around an automobile on a trail during the Overmountain Victory March at Gillespie Gap, located near milepost 331 in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The march was a 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
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway