Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title National Location A National Trust
Date April 30, 1966
Description Editorial in response to Doug Reed's article concerning the Grandfather Mountain right-of-way construction dispute between the National Park Service and Hugh Morton. The author points to the merit inherent in the National Park Service's efforts to choose the best parkway route; and expresses his respect and trust of governmental institutions. The author suggests Hugh Morton's efforts of negotiation challenge the power of the United States Government.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individual Samuel Robinson
Creator Organization Asheville Citizen Times
Tags Biltmore Estate (Asheville, N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Morton, Hugh
National Park Service
Reed, Doug
United States Department of the Interior
Washington (D.C.)
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill