Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Route For Parkway Is Designated As Far As Blowing Rock In N. C. (Page 1 of 2)|
|Date||July 20, 1934|
|Description||This article reports that Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes has announced the authorization of the Parkway route as far south as Blowing Rock in North Carolina. Ickes intends to inspect the proposed routes south of Blowing Rock after he returns from a vacation in the West. Also mentions Ickes' preference for a 1000 foot-wide right-of-way when possible.
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Location Name: Blowing Rock
Parkway Milepost: 290.0
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Ickes, Harold L.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|