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Title Letter from Francis O. Clarkson to J. P. Dodge
Date November 18, 1937
Description Reply to Dodge's letter. States that an understanding of the value of Western North Carolina for development, but reiterates desire for "just compensation". Refers to the fact that the Switzerland Company proposed to Frank L. Dunlap, chairman of the State Highway Commission, that the matter be arbitrated but it was not accepted.
Commentary Indicates that the State Highway Commission resisted arbitration and did not seem to understand how far the Clarkson's would take the matter. 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
Dodge, James P.
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
State Highway and Public Works Commission
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.