Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Old buildings to be obliterated
Date March 28, 1939
Description Photograph shows multiple buildings intended for demolition on farmland in section 2Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by R. G. H. on March 28, 1939.
Commentary This photograph shows farm houses and buildings in the foreground and background. These are properties that were bought or taken by the National Park Service in order to construct section 2Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Location section of the card titles it at Section 1Q instead of Section 2Q.
Location Location Name: Section 2Q
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.627472
Longitude: -82.493381
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Farm buildings and land
Residential building
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway