Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Large billboard sign on Highway US 221, just before Parkway turn-off|
|Date||May 9, 1950|
|Description||This image shows the sign "You are approaching Blue Ridge Parkway", on US 221 near milepost 105 in section 1L. Cleared fields are visible in the background. The photograph was taken on May 8, 1950 by Elbert Cox.
The text on the sign reads: "You are approaching / Blue Ridge PARKWAY / AMOCO Service / 34 MILES SOUTH ON PARKWAY"
Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at U.S. Route 221 (near Blue Ridge, Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 105.5
|Creator Individual||Elbert Cox|
Botetourt County (Va.)
Signs and signboards
|Credit||Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway|