Driving Through Time - The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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|Title||Orders Immediate Work on Great Smoky Highway (page 1 of 2)|
|Date||October 8, 1935|
|Description||Newspaper article announces the call made by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes for immediate construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. According to this article, the only remaining obstacle was the negotiation for the right-of-way through Cherokee lands.
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Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Organization||Raleigh News and Observer|
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Ickes, Harold L.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|