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Title Cherry Hill Gas Station
Title Note negative 2795
Description Photo of gas station. Taken by C. E. Westveer on August 10, 1973 along the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 256.9.
Commentary Cherry Hill was a small town located at mile post 256.9 in Ashe County. It is unclear whether the gas station is located in the town itself or if it is one of the National Park Service concessions that were allowed to operate along the right of way. Given the appearance of the building and the access leading in and out, it is possible that this was a concession.
Location Location Name: Milepost 257
Parkway Milepost: 257.0
Latitude: 36.362889
Longitude: -81.364413
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Cherry Hill Coffee Shop
Service stations
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway