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Title Grandfather Mountain from Parkway
Date August 21, 1939
Description Scenic view of Grandfather Mountain from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photo taken by "EHA" (Edward H. Abbuehl) on August 21, 1939, Station 105, Section 2F (incorrectly stated as Section 2J on card), Milepost 301.5.
Commentary Grandfather Mountain has an elevation of 5,946 feet (1,818 meters) and is the highest peak on the eastern escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Caldwell County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway