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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Construction of New Blue Ridge Parkway Means Much To Our County
Date September 3, 1936
Description This editorial from the Alleghany times asserts that the magnitude and impact of the Blue Ridge Parkway construction in the area is going unnoticed by many locals. Describes the extent of construction so far. Also mentions that 1400 men are being employed on six Parkway projects, 350 of whom are from Alleghany County.
Location Location Name: Alleghany County
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.48346
Longitude: -81.11647
Creator Organization The Alleghany Times
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
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Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill