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Title Pasture Restoration (after) Beng, N.C.
Date July 26, 1941
Description Photograph shows a restored pasture near Benge, North Carolina, and mile post 267 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by D. W. L. on July 26, 1941.
Commentary Both the forest and agricultural nature of land along the Blue Ridge Parkway was considered integral to its character. Officials integrated agricultural land along the roadway and both maintained and encouraged landholders and lessees to maintain the land in order to cultivate an Appalachia ideal.
Location Location Name: Milepost 267
Parkway Milepost: 267.0
Latitude: 36.293644
Longitude: -81.415391
Creator Individual Daniel W. Levandowsky
Tags Farm buildings and land
Landscape restoration
Land use
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway