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Title Cumberland Knob Parking
Date February 2, 1937
Description This photograph looks over the Cumberland Knob Drive parking area in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with a parked car to the right and some cut lumber to the left.
Commentary This area shows the development of Cumberland Knob Drive and its parking lot. Cumberland is in the early part of Section 2A which was under construction from 1935 to 1939. This picture shows a time when most of this section may not have been complete but halfway done: 1937.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobile parking
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives