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Title Letter from J. P. Dodge to Francis O. Clarkson
Date September 2, 1937
Description Responding to Clarkson's letters of Aug. 24 and Aug. 30, 1937. Acknowledges that access to Blands Knob will be obliterated but Noah Gap road will be kept open and access to lots fronting the parkway will still be available through Bubose Ave, Ridge Rd. and Osborne Rd. Continued access to Kilmichael Tower is still under consideration. The letter also lists revised acreage taken in right-of-way from land owned by the Switzerland Company, Mary O. Clarkson, Francis O. Clarkson, and Heriot Clarkson.
Commentary An example of issues with access to property and landmarks in Little Switzerland. Box 11.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual James P. Dodge
Tags Access roads
Blands' Knob (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clarkson, Francis O.
Kilmichael Tower (N.C.)
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Noah Gap (N.C.)
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.