Documenting the American South

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Title Orders Immediate Work on Great Smoky Highway (page 1 of 2)
Date October 8, 1935
Description Newspaper article announces the call made by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes for immediate construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. According to this article, the only remaining obstacle was the negotiation for the right-of-way through Cherokee lands.

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Location Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill