Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Sign
Date June 1949
Description This photograph shows a painted wooden sign reading "ENTERING BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR." The sign also includes an illustration of the parkway, including a mountain and a tree. Trees and a small section of the parkway are visible in the background, along with another sign reading "WARNING AVOID PARKWAY DURING FOG - SNOW- ICE."
Location Location Name: Milepost 0
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.030278
Longitude: -78.8575
Creator Individual P.W.V.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway