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Title Letter from Francis O. Clarkson to Gov. Clyde R. Hoey
Date August 24, 1937
Description Clarkson references enclosed letters to R. G. Browning, Frank Dunlap, and J. P. Dodge regarding compensation for land taken for the right-of-way and asks for a meeting with Governor to go over the problem in Little Switzerland.
Commentary Francis Clarkson is indirectly asking the Governor to get involved in the dispute between the Switzerland Company and the State Highway Commission. Box 11.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Francis O. Clarkson
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Hoey, Clyde Roark
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
State Highway and Public Works Commission
Switzerland Company
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.