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Title Blowing Rock
Date December 20, 1934
Description Photograph shows a hillside near Blowing Rock, North Carolina, in section 2F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken on December 20, 1934.
Commentary This picture was taken in 1934, before construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began. Planners walked most of the future route, took pictures, and mapped it.
Location Location Name: Blowing Rock
Parkway Milepost: 290.0
Latitude: 36.135129
Longitude: -81.6776059
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Blowing Rock (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway