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Title Commercial signs Howard Johnson restaurant Swannanoa signs
Date July 18, 1949
Description This photograph shows a Howard Johnson restaurant and parking lot in Rockfish Gap, Virginia. A side road or section of the Blue Ridge Parkway runs in front of the restaurant. Several commercial signs are also visible, as well as a sign reading "ENTRANCE SHENANDOAH PARK BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY." This photograph was taken on July 18, 1949 in Rockfish Gap, Virginia.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Automobiles
Howard Johnson Operations
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway