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Title Scenic Road Body May Meet Here Next Week (page 1 of 2)
Date October 28, 1933
Description This article writes of a likely meeting in Asheville of the North Carolina state committee on the proposed "scenic road" connecting the Shenandoah and Great Smokey Mountains National Parks. Mentioned is Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes' rejection of a recent proposal to have the highway built exclusively with federal funds. The purpose of the anticipated meeting is the determination of an accepted proposal for the highway's route.

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Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Bailey, Josiah W.
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Ickes, Harold L.
Mount Mitchell (N.C.)
Ratcliffe, George L.
Reynolds, Robert R.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill