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|Title||Parkway Loop Plan Is Given Endorsement At Gathering In Raleigh (Page 1 of 2)|
|Date||February 1, 1934|
|Description||Reports on the the decision made by the State Highway and Public Works Commission at a meeting in Raleigh, N.C. to recommend a portion of parkway in North Carolina be constructed to create a return road. The article details various geographic points for planned construction and points of construction relative to Asheville; and the decision that Governor Ehringhaus lead efforts of state delegation. Notes the scenic merits of the parkway and the difficulty in convincing Washington, D.C. officials of such merits.
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Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Balsam Gap (N.C.)
Clarkson, Francis O.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Craggy Mountains (N.C.)
Ehringhaus, J.C.B. (John Christoph Blucher)
Gwyn, Rufus L.
Hill, John Sprunt
Ickes, Harold L.
Jeffress, E.B. (Edwin Bedford)
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Ratcliffe, George L.
State Highway and Public Works Commission
Weede, Fred L.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|