Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Proposed Parkway Crossing of NC Route 18 (1)
Date June 28, 1936
Description Photograph shows a road curving near fields and a house, located near the boundary between sections 2C and 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary This photo was of a proposed location to have the Parkway cross NC Route 18. The road that runs in front of the house is NC Route 18. NC 18 marks the change from section 2C (north) to section 2D (south). It is unknown whether this proposal was ultimately accepted.
Location Location Name: Milepost 248
Parkway Milepost: 248.0
Latitude: 36.391166
Longitude: -81.244288
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Building
Farm buildings and land
Residential building
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives