Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Grandfather Route For Parkway Is Set (Page 1 of 2)|
|Date||May 21, 1966|
|Description||Reports on the agreement between the Hugh Morton, federal officials, and state officials to begin construction on the middle route portion of parkway across Grandfather Mountain. The consensus ends a 27 year-long dispute over right-of-way over the last remaining link of parkway. Details Governor Moore's announcement and particulars of land acquisition settlement.
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Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Individual||Doug Reed|
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Julian Price Memorial Park (N.C.)
Moore, Dan K.
National Park Service
North Carolina State Highway Commission
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Udall, Stewart L.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|