Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Partially Completed Overlook
Date July 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows part of section 2A of Blue Ridge Parkway with an incomplete pull-off section for an overlook to the right.
Commentary The image shows a partially completed parking overlook in section 2A. The Parkway runs along the left, while the median separates the overlook to the left.
Location Location Name: Milepost 218
Parkway Milepost: 218.0
Latitude: 36.550074
Longitude: -80.915148
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road conditions
Road construction
Scenic overlooks
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives