Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Sign
Date June 1949
Description This photograph depicts a section of road near milepost 0. A sign directs drivers to the left for Shenandoah National Park, and to the right for the Blue Ridge Parkway. Two cars are wooden guard rails are visible on the road. The image shows a grassy downward slope in the left foreground, and trees and mountains are visible in the background. This photograph was taken in June 1949.
Location Location Name: Milepost 0
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.030278
Longitude: -78.8575
Creator Individual P.W.V.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Intersections (roads)
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway