Crest of the Blue Ridge HighwayThe scenic mountain highway idea originated long before the Blue Ridge Parkway project began. In 1906, Joseph Hyde Pratt, North Carolina's State Geologist, proposed a toll road following the crest of the Ridge mountains from Marion, Virginia to Tallulah, Georgia.
|Series||This marker is part of the Blue Ridge Parkway series|
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 408825 N 3971468|
|Decimal Degrees||35.88323333, -82.01011667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 52.994', W 82° 0.607'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 52' 59.64" N, 82° 0' 36.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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