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Title Letter from Heriot Clarkson to J. P. Dodge
Date June 4, 1937
Description Clarkson says that if they go to court the Switzerland Company will ask for $500 an acre. If the matter would be settled without litigation the Switzerland Company would ask for $300 an acre. The letter mentions the interests of Mrs. Jones, Miss Mary Johnson, Warner McKinney and Weldon Willis. Kilmichael Tower and Bear Wallow Gap are also mentioned.
Commentary Beginning stages of the Switzerland Company's negotiations with the State Highway Commission. Box 11.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Heriot Clarkson
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Dodge, James P.
Letters
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
State Highway and Public Works Commission
Switzerland Company
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.