Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Speciman Laurel
Date October 1950
Description A photograph of a man looking at plant life in Soco Gap, located near milepost 455.7 in section 2Y of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl in October 1950.
Location Location Name: Soco Gap
Parkway Milepost: 455.0
Latitude: 35.4953793
Longitude: -83.1562552
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Flora
Haywood County (N.C.)
Mountain laurel
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway