Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Completion Dates Of Parkway Links Revealed
Date October 11, 1959
Description Reports on a progress report created by Sam. P. Weems regarding completion dates for construction of remaining Blue Ridge Parkway links. The article details distances for paved road construction and predicted dates that links will be open to traffic. Statistical information and predictions are given for travel. A progress chart created by the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service is included accompanied by a detailed caption.
Creator Individual John Parris
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Adney Gap (Va.)
Asheville (N.C.)
Balsam Gap (N.C.)
Beaverdam Gap (N.C.)
Beech Gap (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Craggy Mountains (N.C.)
French Broad River (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
National Park Service
Natural Bridge (Va.)
Pisgah Ledge (N.C.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Wagon Road Gap (N.C.)
Waterrock Knob (N.C.)
Weems, Sam P.
Credit Courtesy of Asheville Citizen Times