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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description A group of men and women stand in a parking lot, in preparation for the Overmountain Victory March. 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 Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway