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Article in theĀ Baltimore Sun, December 19, 1965 about opposition to what was then known a the "Transmountain road" through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This project was opposed by a coalition of conservation groups, including the Appalachian Trail Conference, several local trail clubs, and the Wilderness Society, among others. Two years later, Secretary of the Interior Stewart L. Udall announced that he had decided to not approve the project, despite strong support in Congress.

Collection:

Media Coverage


Date:

12/19/1965

Creator:

The Baltimore Sun

Subject

Trail Conservation

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Newspaper story

Source:

The Baltimore Sun

Rights

All rights reserved

Citation

The Baltimore Sun, “Great Smoky Road Plan is Opposed,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed July 18, 2019, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/645.

Geolocation

Newspaper story