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Title Weems Says Parkway Link Will Be Open Next Spring
Title Note Subtitle above title reads, "Soco Gap-Ravensford."
Date October 25, 1958
Description Reports on a statement by Sam P. Weems claiming the Blue Ridge Parkway's 13-mile link between Soco Gap and Ravensford, NC will open to the public the following May. Describes the current state of construction for this link and estimates the entire loop will be completed in three year's time. Lists participants and civic bodies participating in current and future construction plans; and details administrative actions.
Location Location Name: Asheville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.60095
Longitude: -82.55402
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Construction delays
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Ravensford (N.C.)
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Soco Gap (N.C.)
Waynesville (N.C.)
Weems, Sam P.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill