Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Typical mountain hay meadow Peak Creek Looking pky south.
Date Spring 1944
Description Photograph shows the roadway surrounded by farmland near station 218 and mile post 252.8 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A. H. H. in spring 1944.
Commentary Due to the denuded nature of some of the landscapes where the Blue Ridge Parkway was being built, landscape architects often chose already-existing views through pastures.
Location Location Name: Milepost 252
Parkway Milepost: 252.0
Latitude: 36.370313
Longitude: -81.29659
Creator Individual A.H. Huntoon
Tags Farming
Peak Creek (N.C.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway