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Title Submits Plan For Cherokee Parkway Link (Page 1 of 2)
Date May 17, 1936
Description Article describing US Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes' proposal to exchange land in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for land in the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The secured land would allow construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway through reservation lands. Article also reprints the proposed bill in full.

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Location Location Name: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Cherokee (N.C.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill