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Title Commercial signs Howard Johnson restaurant, Swannanoa signs
Date July 18, 1949
Description This photograph shows the intersection of U.S. Route 250 and Skyline Drive at the Rockfish Gap Overpass. In the background, the stone archway entrance to the Swannanoa mansion and the Rockfish Gap Howard Johnson's are visible. This photograph was taken on July 18, 1949 at Rockfish Gap, Va., near milepost 0 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap Overpass
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.015258
Longitude: -78.513062
Creator Individual R.H.G.
Tags Automobile parking
Howard Johnson Operations
Intersections (roads)
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Swannanoa Mansion (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway