Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title End of Section A
Date 1930s
Description Photograph shows junction of sections 2A and 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway, taken from an access road looking north towards 2A. Sign alongside road indicates a 45-mile-per-hour speed limit and a fill pile is visible on right.
Commentary Construction of this road began 9/11/1935 and ended 9/21/1939.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Access roads
Alleghany County (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives