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Title Overmountain Victory March
Date October 19, 1975
Description Photograph of automobiles and people gathered outside the Museum of North Carolina Minerals during the Overmountain Victory March at Gillespie Gap, near milepost 331 in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The march commemorated the Revolutionary War Overmountain Men and the upcoming U.S. bicentennial. Taken by Peggy Thompson on October 19, 1975.
Location Location Name: Museum of North Carolina Minerals
Parkway Milepost: 331.0
Latitude: 35.853343
Longitude: -82.051997
Creator Individual Peggy Thompson
Tags Automobiles
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Museum of North Carolina Minerals (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway