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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title New Type of Community Sign
Date February 7, 1957
Description Sign reading "Turn Ahead, Linville, population 500, elevation 3670." Sign located at milepost 305, section 2J, and North of Roseborough Road on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Sam P. Weems and H. S. Stricklin on February 7, 1957.
Location Location Name: Linville
Parkway Milepost: 305.0
Latitude: 36.06652
Longitude: -81.87039
Creator Individuals H.S. Stricklin
Sam P. Weems
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Linville (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway