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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph of people walking along a trail during the Overmountain Victory March at Gillespie Gap, located near milepost 331 in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The march commemorated the Revolutionary War Overmountain Men and 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 Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
People
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Trails
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway