Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title The Wilderness Road, MP 285.1, superceded by "Boone's Trace"
Date August 1971
Description Photograph of a pull-off and display for the Wilderness Road, also known as Boone's Trace, alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Bluffs District at milepost 285.1 in section 2F. Taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1971.
Location Location Name: Milepost 285
Parkway Milepost: 285.0
Latitude: 36.198983
Longitude: -81.604704
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Boone, Daniel
Signs and signboards
View of road
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway