Digital Watauga Project

The Digital Watauga Project is a collaborative effort between the Watauga County Historical Society and the Watauga County Public Library to preserve and display the High Country's archival memory.

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Mabry Mill in Floyd County, Virginia


This image shows Mabry Mill, located at milepost 176 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A family strolls along the walkpath and views the waterwheel.

Mountain Lake


This image shows a lake in an unknown mountain range, possibly in the western United States. This mountless slide appears to have been cut off at the…

Section of Parkway (2/2)


This image shows a section of what is most likely the Blue Ridge Parkway as it passes through a grassy landscape with few trees. Along the side of the…