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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Waterrock Knob O.L.
Date August 1959
Description Photograph shows a man walking near the trail leading to the overlook at Waterrock Knob, located near mile post 451.2 in section 2X of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Garrett T. Smathers in August 1959.
Location Location Name: Waterrock Knob
Parkway Milepost: 451.0
Latitude: 35.4642681
Longitude: -83.1376431
Creator Individual Garrett T. Smathers
Tags Jackson County (N.C.)
Scenic overlooks
Waterrock Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway