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Title Cherokee Indian Explains Opposition To Scenic Road
Date January 15, 1939
Description Lengthy column written by Vice Chief Fred Bauer of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The column justifies opposition to the Blue Ridge Parkway being constructed across reservation lands. Also describes the context and history of the debate, by outlining the history of the Cherokees and the reasons for opposition to the parkway.
Location Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Organization Charlotte Observer
Tags Bauer, Fred
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill