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Title Ickes Gives Approval To Plan For Building Park-To-Park Highway (page 2 of 2)
Date November 17, 1933
Description Continued from page 1 of 2 Extensive article reporting on the "informal" approval of the park-to-park highway project, by Secretary of the Interior Ickes. Mentions that president Roosevelt is also supportive of the plan. Reports that Ickes has asked the three states involved to work on proposals for routes, and to begin work to secure a 200-foot right of way for the road along the entire route.
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Bailey, Josiah W.
Blue Ridge Parkway--Finance and funding
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Doughton, Robert Lee
Ickes, Harold L.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill