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Title Parkway Group Inspects NC Route (Page 1 of 2)
Date March 25, 1934
Description This article reports on a trip by federal Parkway planners to investigate Western North Carolina for the purpose of route planning in the region. Describes the party, led by engineer T.S. Straus of Baltimore, travelling from Boone to Asheville in the course of a day. The group's trip is described as arduous, as the party encountered foul weather for much of the time.

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Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Browning, R. Getty
Gilkey, J.Q.
Jeffress, E.B. (Edwin Bedford)
Lake Tahoma (N.C.)
Linville Falls (N.C.)
Mount Mitchell (N.C.)
Straus, Theodore E.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill