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Title State Backs Morton In Parkway Row
Date April 18, 1962
Description Reports on Governor Sanford's statement that the state of North Carolina will not acquire right-of-way for a higher level route of the Blue Ridge Parkway across Hugh Morton's Grandfather Mountain; and declares the state not to possess legal authority to claim it. Discusses the three choices the park service is left with in terms of a right-of-way and construction.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Landowners
Morton, Hugh
National Park Service
Raleigh (N.C.)
Sanford, Terry
Tourism
Wirth, Conrad L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill