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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 October

The National Park Service and WSLS-TV Reporter Glenn Howell Present Mr. And Mrs. Ermer as the Ten Millionth Visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway Near Roanoke, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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WSLS-TV reporter Glenn Howell and a Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger present Mr. and Mrs. Ermer with a trophy from the National Park Service for being Blue Ridge Parkway's ten millionth visitors. The winners pose with Miss Virginia pageant winner Cherie Suzanne Davis, Vice Mayor James O. Trout, and others as paparazzi take pictures of the group with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background. Mr. Ermer says the couple found out about their award at the visitor center at the Peaks of Otter on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Roanoke, Va.
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