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Title Here Is Complete Text Of Ickes' Report Fixing Route For Parkway
Date November 13, 1934
Description Reprint of Secretary of the Interior Harold J. Ickes' statement regarding his decision to route the Blue Ridge Parkway through North Carolina the entire way to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Ickes argues that routing the Parkway partially through Tennessee would in fact be inequitable. He also insists that his decision placed the highest priority on achieving the most scenic and spectacular route possible.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill