Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View up valley
Date August 12, 1935
Description Photograph shows a valley on a state location near a school in section 2Z of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on August 12, 1935.
Commentary This view represents the original site that the National Park Service planned for the final section of the parkway. The Eastern Band of Cherokee rejected this plan, as the road would run through valued farmland on the reservation.
Location Location Name: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway