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Title Indians to Vote on Park Route
Date August 25, 1937
Description Newspaper article discusses the proposed exchange of lands between the National Park Service and the Cherokee Indians that would allow the Blue Ridge Parkway to pass through Indian territory and terminate near Cherokee, North Carolina. The article also provides a general update on the Blue Ridge Parkway and explains potential routes if the Cherokee voted against the exchange.
Location Location Name: Cherokee
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4742656
Longitude: -83.3148742
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Finance and funding
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Cherokee (N.C.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Ickes, Harold L.
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill