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|Title||Cherokees To Build Tourist Hotel, Shops (Page 1 of 2)|
|Date||November 13, 1934|
|Description||Article reporting on Cherokee plans to build a new hotel/shopping/tourist complex on the reservation. $50,000 allocated for the project has come from federal money, and is part of reservation superintendent Harold Foght's plans to bring the New Deal to the Cherokee reservation. The complex hopes to harness increased tourist traffic in the area thanks to the proximity of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park.
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Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Foght, Harold W.
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|