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Highest point on the Blue Ridge Parkway, south of Asheville, North Carolina, 1964

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umd:149134
umd:149135

Summary:Image of mountain view, sign in foreground marking the highest elevation on the Blue Ridge Parkway, south of Asheville, North Carolina, 1964. Caption reads: "Highest Point on the Blue Ridge Parkway - Elevation 6053 Feet. Located on the crest of the Balsam Mountain range south of Asheville, North Carolina this is the highest point reached by the Parkway along its entire length. Photographed in Natural Color by Jack Bowers." Postcard number: WP-102, 70756.
Creator:Bowers, Jack
Provider:W.M. Cline Company
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Tennessee
Place of origin – Settlement:Chattanooga
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:North Carolina
Geographical subject – Settlement:Asheville
Topical subjects:Parkways
Mountains
Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and 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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