Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Roe House after moving by State. Fee simple line just beyond house.
Date 1880s
Description Image of a house after it has been moved by the State to make way for the Blue Ridge Parkway. A car is parked in front of the home. Photo taken by "LMH" on May 25, 1937, Station 612 (to right), Section 2D, Milepost 272.8.
Location Location Name: Milepost 272
Parkway Milepost: 272.0
Latitude: 36.24485
Longitude: -81.458626
Creator Individual J.B. Bornwell
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Roe house
Tomkins Knob (N.C.)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit N.C. Division of Advertising