Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Parkway Extension Survey Starts Soon
Date November 29, 1961
Description Reports on survey work led by Sam Weems to determine a route for the parkway extension south of Asheville, N.C. into Georgia. The article details legislative and financial decisions involved in construction of the extension route. Discusses details of the survey work to be conducted and individuals involved.
Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Abbuehl, Edward H.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Beech Gap (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Highlands (N.C.)
Land use surveys
Roanoke (Va.)
Taylor, Roy A.
Tennessee Bald (N.C.)
United States Bureau of Public Roads
United States Forest Service
Weems, Sam P.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill