Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Through Hills
Date December 5, 1936
Description Photograph shows dirt road curving through hills with automobile in foreground; section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary This picture was taken in 1936, probably of the beginning part of Section 2C. The entire section was not yet complete when this picture was taken and would not be open to visitors for about another year.
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road conditions
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives