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Title Why Great Smokies of North Carolina and Tennessee Invite Establishment of New National Park Reservation
Date July 19, 1925
Description Newspaper article lays out multiple reasons for the creation of a national park in the Great Smoky Mountains region of North Carolina and Tennessee, including tourism development, natural beauty, economic benefits, and environmental protection.
Creator Individual Horace Kephart
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.)
State parks
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill