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Title Firm Here Issues Guide For Parkway Travelers
Date August 18, 1960
Description Reports on the release of the first two parkway guide books of a planned four-volume project written by naturalist and former park ranger William G. Lord of Roanoke, V.A. The article describes the illustrated guides as comprehensively detailing the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, providing the traveler with information about scenic overlooks, flora, wildlife, and folklore. Reports that guides are distributed through visitor centers, motels, restaurants, and souvenir shops along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Cherokee (N.C.)
Flora
French Broad River (N.C.)
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Lord, William G.
National Park Service
Pisgah National Forest (N.C.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Scenery
Scenic overlooks
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Tourism
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill