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Title $746,925 Parkway Project Started Monday at Soco Gap
Date March 27, 1941
Description Keywords: Haywood County, Waynesville Mountaineer, Blue Ridge Parkway construction, Section 2Y, Lowdermilk Brothers, tunnels, Soco Gap, Witch Gap, Howard Gohiband, Floyd Davidson, Arthur Connell, Park Service. This article describes the launching of the construction of section 2Y of the Blue Ridge Parkway in March 1941 and some of the people involved.
Location Location Name: Section 2Y
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.509889
Longitude: -83.179167
Creator Organization Waynesville Mountaineer
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Grading (Earthwork)
National Park Service
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill