Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Completed Road
Date February 2, 1937
Description Photograph shows a completed part of the Blue Ridge Parkway and a small building in section 2A.
Commentary Section 2A was under construction from 1935 to 1939. This picture shows completion of part of the parkway in that section in 1937, about halfway through the construction time.
Location Location Name: Milepost 220
Parkway Milepost: 220.0
Latitude: 36.533243
Longitude: -80.934685
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Farm buildings and land
Slopes (dressed)
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives