Documenting the American South

Home
The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
 

About this Image

Title Shouts Of Opposition Greet Toll Plan For Blue Ridge Parkway: Legislation Introduced To Halt Idea (Page 2 of 2)
Date February 28, 1958
Description Reports on opposition to the National Park Service's toll plan for the Blue Ridge Parkway voiced through legislation introduced by North Carolina Congressmen. The author details the opinions of various legislative agents and civic leaders in Western North Carolina fighting to halt the charge of tolls beginning 1 June 1958. Reports on statistical data regarding acreage donated by North Carolinians in the creation of the parkway and the cost of administering tolls and possible repercussions to tourism. Continued from page 1 of 2

Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Asheville Chamber of Commerce
Automobiles
Boone (N.C.)
Legislators
National Park Service
Public opinion
Toll roads
Tourism
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill