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Title Clarkson Gives Claim of Resort (Page 1 of 2)
Title Note Transcript of an article in the News & Observer
Date July 8, 1938
Description This article contains excerpts of one of Heriot Clarkson's letters in which he compares the State Highway Commission's purchase of land for the parkway right-of-way to Hitler, Mussolini and Imperial Japan's invasions of neighboring countries in World War II.

Continued on page 2 of 2
Commentary Box 10, folder 539.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Organization News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clarkson, Heriot
Lawsuits
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.