Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View near Junction of 2A/2B
Date April 12, 1937
Description Photograph shows farmland and landscape near junction of sections 2A and 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Section 2A runs from the NC/VA state line to US 21, and travels for 12.695 miles through Alleghany County. Construction of this section began on 9/11/35 and was opened to the public on 9/21/39. Section 2B runs 7.461 miles from US 21 to Air Bellows Gap. Construction on section 2B began 12/06/35 and was opened on 12/30/37.
Location Location Name: Junction of 2A/2B
Parkway Milepost: 229.5
Latitude: 36.447658
Longitude: -81.025678
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Farm buildings and land
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives