Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Sign at VA-NC state line
Date September 1948
Description This photograph looks south at a wooden sign marking the border between North Carolina and Virginia on the parkway at mile post 216.9. At this point, section 1W of the parkway in Virginia becomes section 2A of the parkway in North Carolina. The photograph was taken in September 1948 by Abbie Rowe.
Location Location Name: Virginia State Line
Parkway Milepost: 216.9
Latitude: 36.561944
Longitude: -80.9125
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags North Carolina
Signs and signboards
State boundary lines
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway