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Title Site for proposed parking area
Date August 1, 1938
Description Photograph shows a proposed parking area at Tompkins Knob Park near mile post 272.6 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with an automobile visible on the road. Taken by A. S. Burns in August 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 273
Parkway Milepost: 273.0
Latitude: 36.2449
Longitude: -81.47367
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Automobiles
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Tomkins Knob (N.C.)
View of road
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway