Anniversary events planned in Galax, Independence, Hillsville, Fancy Gap
By Staff Reports
Friday, September 3, 2010 at 7:00 am (Updated: September 3, 7:06 am)
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the date construction began on the 469-mile "All-American Scenic Byway."
Work on the Blue Ridge Parkway began Sept. 11, 1935, at Cumberland Knob, near the North Carolina and Virginia border at milepost 217.
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