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Title N. C. Presses Claims For Parkway At Hearing (Page 1 of 2)
Date September 19, 1934
Description Coverage of the Washington, D. C. hearing on the route of the Parkway. Describes speakers from North Carolina and Tennessee making their case in front of federal officials. Tennessee argues for fairness in favor of their state, while North Carolina argues that the predominantly NC route is the most scenic. Features a map of both states' proposed routes.

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Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Bailey, Josiah W.
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Browning, R. Getty
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Ehringhaus, J.C.B. (John Christoph Blucher)
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Ickes, Harold L.
Tennessee
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill