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Title Gilkey Is Elated Over Plans For Scenic Road
Date November 19, 1933
Description This article quotes J. Q. Gilkey, the chairman of the North Carolina committee on the park-to-park highway, regarding the plan for the parkway. Gilkey expresses great optimism for the project and its impact on the state, and also insists that landowners along the route will gladly donate the right-of-way for the project. Also mentions possible destinations to be included on the route, as suggested by Secretary Ickes.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Chimney Rock (N.C.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Gilkey, J.Q.
Ickes, Harold L.
Mount Mitchell (N.C.)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill