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A scene on Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia, circa 1930-1941

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Summary:View of road surface and distant mountains where Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive connect, Virginia, circa 1930-1941. Caption reads: "The Skyline Drive in Virginia is one of the most scenic motor roads in the world. It is in the Shenandoah National Park area and follow the mountain ridge at an average altitude of 3500 feet. From this road one can view marvelous stretches of the beautiful Virginia valleys, an ever-changing panorama of beauty." Postcard number: N216, 44640.
Provider:Asheville Post Card Co.
Miller Art Co.
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
New York
Brooklyn
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:North Carolina
Place of origin – Settlement:Asheville
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Skyline Drive
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Topical subjects:Parkways
Mountains
Scenic overlooks
Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series North Carolina
  • box 1
  • folder General-Blue Ridge Parkways & Mountains
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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