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Title Parkway overlook and view therefrom
Date October 14, 1937
Description Photograph shows two automobiles at a parking overlook with a scenic view in the background, near station 300 and mile post 267 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on October 14, 1937.
Commentary The overlooks on the Blue Ridge Parkway were constructed to give travelers beautiful mountain views as the drove the road.
Location Location Name: Milepost 267
Parkway Milepost: 267.0
Latitude: 36.293644
Longitude: -81.415391
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Automobile parking
Scenic overlooks
United States Bureau of Public Roads
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway