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Title 20th Anniversary Window Display
Date June 28, 1956
Description The image shows a window display at Pugh's Department Store celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The display contains two framed photographs of the Blue Ridge Parkway, a twentieth anniversary poster, a National Park Service sign, and two mannequins in dresses, hats, and gloves. There is also an advertisement that reads, "Dark in color / Light in feeling / The cool approach to summer." Photograph was taken by L. Arnberger and Earl Estes on June 28, 1956, in Roanoke, Virgina, which is near milepost 121.4 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The building that held N.W. Pugh Department Store is now called The Hancock.
Location Location Name: N.W. Pugh Department Store
Parkway Milepost: 121.4
Latitude: 37.271927
Longitude: -79.942098
Creator Individuals Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Leslie P. Arnberger
Tags Advertisements
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway