Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Trail, Environmental Sign and View at Beacon Heights, MP 305.1
Date August 1971
Description Environmental sign on a trail near milepost 305.1 and "Bluffs District" on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sign reads "the land of our better selves is most surely reached by walking."
Location Location Name: Milepost 305
Parkway Milepost: 305.0
Latitude: 36.087979
Longitude: -81.827676
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Fills (Earthwork)
Linville (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway