Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Car on winding road
Date July 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows automobile driving on unpaved part of section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with shallow cliffs, hills, and trees surrounding.
Commentary North from 68-50, 35 ft. left, over roadbed with 2 ½ in. of stone. Overlook area right.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobiles
Road conditions
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives