Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Parkway Loop Plan Is Given Endorsement In Raleigh (Page 2 of 2)
Date February 1, 1934
Description Continued from page 1 of 2

This article details a proposal for the Parkway route that includes a "loop" through Tennessee. The proposal would route the Parkway along the crest of the Western North Carolina mountains to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, and then follow a "return" route through Tennessee. George Stephens of Asheville is quoted as being amazed by the ignorance of federal officials to the the dramatic scenic beauty available along the crest route.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Gilkey, J.Q.
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Stephens, George
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill