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A close-up and distant view of the Sky-line Drive, Virginia, circa 1939-1945

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Summary:A close-up and distant view of the Skyline Drive, Virginia, circa 1939-1945. 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 follows 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: E-9012, V-820.
Creator:Virginia Conservation Commission
Provider:Asheville Post Card Co.
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: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Skyline Drive
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Topical subjects:National parks & reserves
Scenic overlooks
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 1
  • folder General-Skyline Drive
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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