Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Proposed Site for Border of Section C and Section D
Date June 28, 1936
Description The view shows a potential border of section C (north) and section D (south) across or near NC State Highway 18. It is unclear whether the road in the bottom right of the image is the early Blue Ridge Parkway, or even if this proposal was the one finally chosen.
Location Location Name: Milepost 248
Parkway Milepost: 248.0
Latitude: 36.391166
Longitude: -81.244288
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Creator Organization North Carolina State Archives
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Land construction
North Carolina State Route 18
Road construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives