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View Montvale Town - elev. 2441' (Milepost 96.0)

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Overlook Description

At one time Montvale was named Bufordsville after a man who gave land to the N & W Railway. He only asked that the passenger trains always stop at the station. However, this was impractical with no passengers, and the trains eventually rolled on by.
 

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Blue Ridge Parkway GuidebooksExcerpt adaptations from Blue Ridge Parkway Guide: Volume 1 (by William G. Lord), Blue Ridge Parkway Guide: Volume 2 (by William G. Lord), Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway - 3rd Edition (by Victoria Logue, Frank Logue, and Nicole Blouin). Copyright 1981 by the American Chestnut Foundation. Reprint by permission of Menasha Ridge Press.
 
 
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