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Title Orville Hodges, Secretary of Commerce at Waterrock Knob Dedication
Date August 18, 1961
Description Photograph shows Orville Hodges speaking from a National Park Service podium at the dedication of Waterrock Knob in section 2X of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Garrett T. Smathers on August 18, 1961. Photograph labeled "35mm negative filled with movie film."
Location Location Name: Waterrock Knob
Parkway Milepost: 451.0
Latitude: 35.4642681
Longitude: -83.1376431
Creator Individual Garrett T. Smathers
Tags Hodges, Orville
National Park Service
Waterrock Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway