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Title Silver Peak, Mile 44.9
Date May 1951
Description Image of the Silver Peak parking pull-off and the surrounding landscape. There are two automobiles parked at the overlook. The Blue Ridge Mountains and trees are visible in the background. Image was taken near milepost 45 in section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Sam P. Weems in May 1951.
Location Location Name: Silver Peak Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 44.8
Latitude: 37.750556
Longitude: -79.298611
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Automobile parking
Blue Ridge Mountains
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Silver Peak (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway