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Title Swannanoa Development
Date September 1944
Description This photograph shows a paved section of the Blue Ridge Parkway surrounded by trees and curving left and sloping downward. The Swannanoa mansion and water tower are visible on top of the mountains in the background. This image was taken at Rockfish Gap in September, 1944.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Photographs
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Swannanoa Mansion (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway