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Brevard in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Highest Elevation on Blue Ridge Parkway

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2012
1. Highest Elevation on Blue Ridge Parkway Marker
Inscription.
6053 Ft.
Highest elevation
Blue Ridge Parkway
Motor Road.

United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
 
Location. 35° 19.642′ N, 82° 57.91′ W. Marker is in Brevard, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 431), 8 miles south of Lake Logan Road (North Carolina Highway 215), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located On the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the Richard Balsam Overlook. Marker is in this post office area: Brevard NC 28712, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Decline ( a few steps from this marker); North Carolina Confederate Veterans Memorial Forest ( approx. 3.8 miles away); Devil's Courthouse ( approx. 4 miles away); Looking Glass Rock ( approx. 7.8 miles away); Rutherford Trace ( approx. 9.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace
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By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2012
2. Highest Elevation on Blue Ridge Parkway Marker
( approx. 10.2 miles away); Forestry School ( approx. 10.5 miles away); Rock House Creek Lodge ( approx. 10.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brevard.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Blue Ridge Parkway. (Submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2012
3. Marker on Blue Ridge Parkway
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By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2012
4. View from Marker
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By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2012
5. Blue Ridge Parkway
Marker is on the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 431.4. The Parkway is a 469 mile road through the Blue Ridge Mountains that connects Shenandoah National Park in Virginia with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,322 times since then and 168 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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