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Title Extension of Parkway Favored
Date June 23, 1961
Description Reports on the proposal of a study to determine whether 150-180 miles of parkway should be constructed to extend the Blue Ridge Parkway into Georgia. Approval for the proposed extension is shared by North Carolina legislators, members of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, and Georgia municipalities. Details estimated costs and geographic points for parkway construction.
Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Asheville Chamber of Commerce
Atlanta (Ga.)
Beacon Heights (N.C.)
Beech Gap (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Brevard (N.C.)
Bridal Veil Falls (N.C.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Chattahoochee River
Franklin (N.C.)
Gainesville (Ga.)
Georgia
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Highlands Chamber of Commerce
Lake Sidney Lanier (Ga.)
Landrum, Phil M. (Phil Mitchell)
Legislators
Sanford, Terry
Taylor, Roy A.
Tennessee Bald (N.C.)
United States Department of Agriculture
Waynesville (N.C.)
Western North Carolina Associated Communities
Whiteside Mountain (N.C.)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill