Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Parkway Extension Plans Unveiled (Page 1 of 2)
Date November 18, 1970
Description Details plans for several major recreation developments along the 180-mile parkway extension from Western North Carolina into Georgia. Sites discussed include Panthertown, NC; Rattlesnake Knob, NC; Toxaway Mountain, NC; Plum Orchard Valley, GA; Brasstown Blald, GA; Winding Stair Gap, GA; and Mount Oglethorpe, GA. Concerns about the extension's land usage and environmental impact raised at a public session are also discussed.

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Creator Individual John Parris
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Conservation of natural resources
DeLay, John F.
Extension of Blue Ridge Parkway (Georgia)
Interpretive development
Land use
National park concessions
Panthertown (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Rattlesnake Knob (N.C.)
Recreational areas
Toxaway Mountain (N.C.)
United States Forest Service
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill