Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Why North Carolina Gets the Parkway
Date November 13, 1934
Description Newspaper article contains the entire text of a letter from Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, explaining the decision for the Blue Ridge Parkway to follow the proposed North Carolina route.
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Ehringhaus, J.C.B. (John Christoph Blucher)
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill