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Title Wagon Road Gap
Date September 10, 1942
Description Car on Wagon Road Gap on or near section 2U of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by GBT, September 10, 1942. Photograph labeled "Section 2-U-2. Beginning section 2-U-2 at Wagon Road Gap."
Commentary Wagon Road Gap is now an overlook. Starting as a foot path, the Wagon Road Gap overlook was eventually used for wagons traveling between Brevard, NC and Waynesville, NC.
Location Location Name: Milepost 412
Parkway Milepost: 412.0
Latitude: 35.372085
Longitude: -82.791517
Creator Individual G.B.T.
Tags Automobiles
Intersections (roads)
Wagon Road Gap (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives