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Title Commercial signs - Howard Johnson restaurant, Swannanoa signs
Date July 18, 1949
Description Photograph of the roadway near milepost 0 and the start of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image includes signs advertising a Howard Johnson's Restaurant, Swannanoa, and the Blue Ridge Parkway - Skyline Drive junction. Image taken on July 18, 1949, near Rockfish Gap and section 1B of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the line between Augusta County and Nelson County.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Creator Individual R.H.G.
Tags Nelson County (Va.)
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway