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Title General View from NC Route 26
Title Note negative 7886, classification no. 719.7
Date August 15, 1935
Description Intersection of NC Route 26 prior to the Blue Ridge Parkway construction, near Gillespie Gap, milepost 330.9, section 2L of current Blue Ridge Parkway. Gillespie Gap monument can be seen behind the automobile. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "LMH" on August 15, 1935.
Location Location Name: Gillespie Gap
Parkway Milepost: 330.9
Latitude: 35.8526233
Longitude: -82.0509476
Creator Individual L.M.H.
Tags Automobiles
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Intersections (roads)
North Carolina State Route 26
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway