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Moonlight over Linville River on Blue Ridge Parkway, Western North Carolina, circa 1940-1945

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Summary:View of Linville River Bridge and Linville River at night, full moon visible, circa 1940-1945. Caption reads: "The Blue Ridge Parkway, a scenic road, traverses the Southern Highlands of Virginia, North Carolina and to the eastern edge of Tennessee. It connects the Shenandoah and Great Smokey Mountains National Parks. The Parkway presents an ever-changing landscape of sweeping mountain vistas, pastoral farmlands and densely forested valleys. With an average elevation of 3,000 feet, the Parkway will be 470 miles in length when completed." Postcard number: N-624, E-5766.
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
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:North Carolina
Geographical subject – Settlement:Linville
Topical subjects:Parkways
Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)
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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