Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Ickes Gives Approval To Plan For Building Park-To-Park Highway (page 1 of 2)|
|Date||November 17, 1933|
|Description||Extensive article reporting on the "informal" approval of the park-to-park highway project, by Secretary of the Interior Ickes. Mentions that president Roosevelt is also supportive of the plan. Reports that Ickes has asked the three states involved to work on proposals for routes, and to begin work to secure a 200-foot right of way for the road along the entire route. Continued on page 2 of 2.|
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Bailey, Josiah W.
Blue Ridge Parkway--Finance and funding
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Ickes, Harold L.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|