Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title New Stretch Of Parkway To Be Opened
Date January 15, 1950
Description This article reports that Blue Ridge Parkway officials hope to see the 20-mile stretch of Parkway North of Asheville to be opened within a year. The road will not be paved, but grading and the spreading of a gravel surface is hoped to be completed, removing the barrier to the Parkway's completed Northern sections. Mentions other projects like the lining of a tunnel between Bull Gap and Craggy Gardens.
Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Asheville (N.C.)
Bull Gap (N.C.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Craggy Gardens (N.C.)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill