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Title 20-Minute Cliff
Date 1970s
Description Sign for "20-Minute Cliff" off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sign reads "In June and July, during corn-choppin' time, this cliff serves the folks in White Rock community as a time piece. Twenty minutes after sunlight strikes the rock face, dusk falls on the valley below." Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by C.E. Westveer.
Location Location Name: 20-Minute Cliff
Parkway Milepost: 19.0
Latitude: 37.897479
Longitude: -79.05399
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Cliffs
Nelson County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway