Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title View of road
Date 1930s
Description Photograph shows curved road in section 2A near milepost 219 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Construction of this road began 9/11/1935 and ended 9/21/1939. Noted: troublesome fill to left was finally controlled by seeding, brushing, and planting.
Location Location Name: Milepost 219
Parkway Milepost: 219.0
Latitude: 36.538939
Longitude: -80.923959
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Landscape development
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives