Documenting the American South

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Title Commercial signs Howard Johnson and Swannanoa
Date July 18, 1949
Description This photograph shows the point at which the Blue Ridge Parkway to the south meets Skyline Drive to the north. In the background, the stone archway entrance to the Swannanoa development and signs for the Rockfish Gap Howard Johnson's are visible. This photograph was taken on July 18, 1949.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Creator Individual R.H.G.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Howard Johnson Operations
Nelson County (Va.)
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Swannanoa Mansion (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway