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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Entrance to Blue Ridge Parkway
Date July 20, 1974
Description This photograph shows the beginning of the Blue Ridge parkway at Rockfish Gap, Virginia. Beyond the road, the Inn at Afton (left) and Skyline Parkway Motel are visible, as is a Holiday Inn sign. Signs at the center of the image direct drivers right for Highway 250 (the Rockfish Gap Turnpike). Several cars are visible on the road and in the motel parking lot. This photograph was taken near milepost 0 on July 20, 1974.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Automobile parking
Rockfish Gap (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway