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Title Sign: Groundbreak site for final link of BRP
Date October 22, 1968
Description Photograph shows a sign advertising the groundbreaking for the final section of the Blue Ridge Parkway at Grandfather Mountain near Beacon Heights and mile post 305. Taken by Don Defoe on October 22, 1968.
Location Location Name: Beacon Heights
Parkway Milepost: 305.0
Latitude: 36.0823501
Longitude: -81.8301105
Creator Individual Don DeFoe
Tags Beacon Heights (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway