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Title Parkway Proposal To Curb Tourism?
Date March 29, 1962
Description Brief editorial claiming tourism will be harmed if the National Park Service acquires right-of way land on Grandfather Mountain. The author claims Hugh Morton's efforts to promote tourism on Grandfather Mountain have yielded great financial gains for the state of North Carolina. The author urges previously obtained right-of-way land around the mountain be used by the National Park Service to preserve the tourism industry of Grandfather Mountain.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individual Mrs. E.S. Collins
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Morton, Hugh
National Park Service
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill