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Title Grandfather Mountain Sought as Public Area
Date May 17, 1944
Description Newspaper article explains the National Parks Association's motivation for acquiring the Grandfather Mountain lands, including preservation from logging and potential recreational value for tourists.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Kelsey, Harland P.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill