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Title Entrance to Park showing sign and crate structure
Date 1940
Description Photograph shows a sign post indicating "228 miles to Shenandoah Park" next to the road at the Cumberland Knob Park entrance at mile post 217.5 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by J. E. V. in 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 217
Parkway Milepost: 217.0
Latitude: 36.560486
Longitude: -80.911688
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Access roads
Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway