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10883
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Priestley describes things to see and do, where to stay and where to eat during a weekend drive on the parkway.
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15140
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Construction the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway has made it open for travel through the great part of the western half of North Carolina. Millions can now view the rugged cliffs, beautiful valleys, mountain flowers, and quite lakes. In addition, the National Park Service is carrying out development work on a large scale in order that tourists may have the maximum of comfort and convenience with wayside recreation and park areas.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 49, May 1941, p3-4, f
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20652
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Goerch continues his travels about western North Carolina, this time featuring the route along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 51, May 1946, p3-8, 27, 29, 31, il
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22250
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Milner describes Graveyard Fields, one of the most popular stops along the Blue Ridge Parkway, located at Milepost 418.
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24038
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The author presents arguments for why the Blue Ridge Parkway, a 469-mile road between North Carolina and Virginia, provides for a strong community. The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation has funded over 3.7 million in programs and projects centered on the Parkway.
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24483
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The Blue Ridge Parkway was not the first scenic road in the region. Dr. Joseph Pratt (1870-1942) mapped the Crest of the Blue Ridge Highway, a route planned in 1909 that went along much of the southern spine of the Blue Ridge.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 8, January 1978, p10-11, il, por
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30904
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High Country is an area of western North Carolina, between Asheville and Boone. From Mount Mitchell and Craggy Gardens on the south to Grandfather Mountain and Blowing Rock on the north, this one-hundred-mile stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway, nearly all in Pisgah National Forest, provides unique nature experiences. This article describes some of the most scenic attractions along the parkway.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 4, Apr 2008, p42, il, por Periodical Website
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31698
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The author offers plenty of reasons to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Encompassing 80,000 acres, the parkway, runs from Waynesboro, VA to Cherokee, NC. Construction began in 1936 and was not completed until 1987.
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34802
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The Inn at Ragged Garden, a 20th century bed-and-breakfast, has one of the longest garden displays in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. From spring into late fall, a full acre of land is devoted to gardens that include oriental lilies, dahlias, petunias, and more.
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Carolina Gardener (NoCar SB 453.2 N8 C37), Vol. 29 Issue 1, February 2017, p56-61, il, por Periodical Website