Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Will Route Parkway Around Reservation (Page 1 of 2)|
|Date||July 9, 1935|
|Description||This article reports that the planned Blue Ridge Parkway will not cross the Cherokee Indian reservation as had been originally planned, due to a refusal on the part of the Cherokee council to grant the right-of-way through their land. Instead, says the article, the parkway will skirt the reservation on a ridge-top route.
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Location Name: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Cammerer, Arno B.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Foght, Harold W.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|