Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View taken from vicinity of proposed parkway near Yellow Mtn.
Title Note Looking away from Roanoke toward Blue Ridge
Date August 1936
Description Image shows the view from the proposed site for the Blue Ridge Parkway. A tree appears on the right side of the photograph and grass and corn fields are in the center. Woods and mountains appear in the distance. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in August of 1936. Image taken near milepost 120.4, in the vicinity of Roanoke, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 120
Parkway Milepost: 120.0
Latitude: 37.223524
Longitude: -79.941141
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Pastures
Proposed sites
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway