Documenting the American South

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Title State Is Holding Title To Middle Right-Of-Way Across Grandfather Mtn.
Title Note Includes title heading: "Long, Bitter Dispute"
Date January 28, 1965
Description Reports on the comprised route on Grandfather Mountain agreed upon by the State of North Carolina and Hugh Morton. Discusses the National Park Service's understanding of the compromise and their interest in constructing the final link of parkway. Details particulars concerning land exchanged between the state and Morton.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individual John Parris
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Caldwell County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Hartzog, George
Hodges, Luther Hartwell
Linville (N.C.)
Moore, Dan K.
Morton, Hugh
National Park Service
North Carolina State Highway Commission
Pilot Knob (N.C.)
Pilot Ridge (N.C.)
Sanford, Terry
Umstead, William B.
United States Bureau of Public Roads
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill