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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The transportation system of Great Smoky Mountains is representative of NPS park road designs throughout the country. Much of the construction work was undertaken by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s. Once established, this road system provided access to the first national park in the southern portion of the United States as well as links to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N320
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N901
Survey number: HAER TN-35
Building/structure dates: ca. 1825 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after. 1930- before. 1960 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bureau of Public Roads
LIttle River Lumber Company
Civilian Conservation Corps
Parsons Pulp & Lumber Company
Townsend, W B
Suncrest Lumber Company
Davis, Willis P
Davis, Ann
Rockefeller, Laura Spelman
Chapman, David
Knoxville Automobile Club
Smoky Mountains Conservation Association
Southern Appalachian National Park Commission
Roosevelt, Franklin D
Leopold, Aldo
Albright, Horace
Broome, Harvey
Drury, Newton B
Maloney, Frank
Tennessee Valley Authority
Fry, George
Udall, Stewart
Sasser, Jim
Helms, Jesse
Peterson, Charles
Troitino and Brown, Incorporated
Eakin, Ross
Charles Blalock & Sons, Incorporated
Luten, Daniel
Luten Bridge Company
Lupyak, Edward, field team project manager
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, sponsor
Federal Lands Highway Program, sponsor
National Park Service Roads and Parkway Program, sponsor
Croteau, Todd, program manager
Quin, Richard, program manager
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Location

Gatlinburg35.71426, -83.51016
Google Map of 35.714259, -83.5101638
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Library of Congress
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