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|Title||Blue Ridge Parkway Construction Plans Include Asheville Section: Congress' Approval Is Anticipated|
|Date||January 24, 1962|
|Description||Reports announcements of construction plans for the remaining section of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the 11-mile Asheville by-pass awaiting congressional approval. Weems discloses new budget, structural, and parkway route information; quotations from other park officials seeking legislative authorization are included. The article discusses new policies to be enacted for ceremonies upon government maintained park land.|
Location Name: Waynesville
Parkway Milepost: None
|Creator Individual||John Parris|
|Creator Organization||Asheville Citizen Times|
Blue Ridge Parkway--Finance and funding
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Cutthroat Gap (N.C.)
French Broad River (N.C.)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Hanlon, Peter J.
Mingus Mill (N.C.)
Nantahala National Forest (N.C.)
National forests in North Carolina
National Park Service
Overly, Fred J.
Pisgah National Forest (N.C.)
Swannanoa River (N.C.)
Weems, Sam P.
Wirth, Conrad L.
|Credit||North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|