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Title 20th Anniversary Window Display
Date June 24, 1956
Description The image shows a window display at the Appalachian Power Company Building. A large sign is set up in a curtained area. In front of it is a display board with a map of the Blue Ridge Parkway, photographs, and explanatory text. A mannequin dressed as a park ranger stands to the side supporting a Blue Ridge Parkway twentieth anniversary poster. Small trees and plants ring the display.

The photograph was taken on June 24, 1956 by James Crouch, an Appalachian Power Company photographer. The National Park Service filed the photograph as being taken near milepost 125 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 125
Parkway Milepost: 125.0
Latitude: 37.197018
Longitude: -80.009345
Creator Individual James Crouch
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Roanoke County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway