Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Submits Plan For Cherokee Parkway Link (Page 2 of 2)|
|Date||May 17, 1936|
|Description||Continued from page 1 of 2
Article describing US Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes' proposal to exchange land in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for land in the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The secured land would allow construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway through reservation lands. Article also reprints the proposed bill in full.
Location Name: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Ickes, Harold L.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|