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Title Howard Johnson Operations
Date 1952
Description This photograph shows the Howard Johnson Operations with restaurant and motel at the Rockfish Gap Overpass, Virginia, near milepost 0 in section 1B. The photograph was taken from the parkway looking west toward the buildings. The photograph was taken in 1952 by Abbie Rowe.

A sign is shown in the left foreground of the photo and reads: "SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK / SKYLINE DRIVE NORTH / BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY / SOUTH."
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap Overpass
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.015258
Longitude: -78.513062
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Howard Johnson Operations
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway