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Title Little Switzerland Again
Title Note Letter to the editor of the News and Observer
Date September 18, 1938
Description Signed by Francis O. Clarkson, president of the Switzerland Company, the letter responds to a series of articles in the News and Observer - "Trial by Pamphlet", "Under the Dome", and "Issue of Ethics Raised in Case".
Commentary Clarkson compares the parkway to the Chinese Wall, impenetrable as there were very few access points, in his justification for the Switzerland Company's desire for "just compensation." Box 10, box 539.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Individual Francis O. Clarkson
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Public opinion
Switzerland Company
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.