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Title Swannanoa Development
Date September 1944
Description This photograph shows the stone archway entrance to the Swannanoa mansion. State Route 610 is visible running in front of the entrance, and the a wooden construction barrier is placed on the opposite side of the road. There is a brick wall to the left of the archway, and the structure is surrounded by trees. This photograph was taken in September 1944 near milepost 0 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Rockfish Gap, Va.
Location Location Name: Swannanoa Gate
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.023056
Longitude: -78.868611
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Swannanoa Mansion (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway