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Title Switzerland Company Gets $25,000 Damages in Jury Award
Title Note Clipping of Tri-County News article
Date April 13, 1939
Description Reports that, after only 25 minutes, the jury awarded the Switzerland Company $25,000 in damages for the land taken by the State Highway Commission for the Blue Ridge Parkway. The amount of the award was similar to the recommendation by the appraisal commission.
Commentary Box 10, folder 539.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Organization Tri-County News
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
State Highway and Public Works Commission
Switzerland Company
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.