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Title Byrd Outlines Park Road Plan
Date September 28, 1933
Description Article describing senator Harry F. Byrd's announcement of plans for the Blue Ridge Parkway. Byrd is quoted saying that the Parkway will be constructed with no expense on the part of the states through which the parkway will pass. Byrd alludes to a plan for tolls to pay for the expense of road construction and maintenance.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Byrd, Harry F.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Pollard, John Garland
Toll roads
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill