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Title Blue Ridge Parkway booth at Mountain Living Show at Asheville Civic Center
Date February 14, 1976
Description Photograph shows people standing around a booth by the National Park Service advertising the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Mountain Living Show, hosted at the Asheville Civic Center. Taken by F. A. Ketterson, Jr. on February 14, 1976.
Commentary This exhibit gave visitors to the Asheville Civic Center an explanation of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The booth in this photo appears forty years after the decision to include Asheville along the route of the Blue Ridge Parkway was made. However, the construction of the road in this area was still ongoing during the time of this picture.
Location Location Name: Asheville Civic Center
Parkway Milepost: 390.0
Latitude: 35.59719
Longitude: -82.55616
Creator Individual F.A. Ketterson, Jr.
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Civic Center (Asheville, N.C.)
National Park Service
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway