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Building the Blue Ridge Parkway by Karen J Hall and ...

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Images of America: Building the Blue Ridge Parkway

» Author: Karen J Hall and FRIENDS of the BRP

» Pages: 128 pages

» Format: Paperback

» Features: 200 construction photos, index, introduction, bibliography

The Blue Ridge Parkway began as a dream in the late 1800s and became reality in 1983 when the 469-mile scenic highway was completed. Construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in September 1935 at Cumberland Knob. Heavy construction was done by contractors who won bids for the different projects along various sections of the parkway. Civilian Conservation...

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Moses H. Cone Memorial Park - Virtual Blue Ridge Parkway

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Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Milepost 294.1

As one of the most prevalent historic attractions on the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Moses H. Cone Memorial Park is "historic splendor at its finest." For this beautiful country estate we owe our gratitude to Moses H. Cone, a prosperous textile...

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