Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Front of barn as it would be seen from the parkway.
Date April 21, 1938
Description Photo shows a barn on the R.L. Martin tract. A wagon is parked under the awning and a man leans against a column support. Taken by "EMD" on April 21, 1938, in Section 1W, Station 1430, Milepost 216.9.
Commentary This site is right at the border of Virginia and North Carolina. Photo was taken on the Virginia side based on the Section number. Sections beginning with "1" are in Virginia and those beginning with "2" are in North Carolina.
Location Location Name: R.L. Martin Tract
Parkway Milepost: 216.9
Creator Individual E.M.D.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Martin, R. L.
R. L. Martin tract (N.C. and Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway