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Title Letter from Heriot Clarkson to Francis O. Clarkson
Date January 4, 1938
Description Reports that former Gov. Ehringhaus and current Gov. Hoey determined that the governor could not get involved in the Switzerland Company matter. Indicates that Frank Dunlap's "arbitrary" actions had been criticized in the papers. Gov. Ehringhaus is quoted as saying that the right-of-way is the State Highway Commission's "Chinese wall". Heriot Clarkson advises Francis to go ahead with the lawsuit.
Commentary Shows the beginning of Gov. Ehringhaus's involvement in the dispute between the State Highway Commission and the Switzerland Company. Box 11.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Heriot Clarkson
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clarkson, Francis O.
Ehringhaus, J.C.B. (John Christoph Blucher)
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.