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Title Foght Predicts Land Swap Will Please Indians (Page 1 of 2)
Date May 20, 1936
Description Reports on statements by Cherokee reservation superintendent Harold W. Foght that a proposed land swap will prove popular with the Cherokees. The proposed land swap would exchange land required for the Blue Ridge Parkway with tillable land in the Great Smokey Mountains park. Describes the plan as beneficial to the Cherokee and likely to please them. Continued on page 2 of 2
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Foght, Harold W.
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill