New Deal, New Landscape: The Civilian Conservation Corps and South Carolinas State Parks
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A map showing the original CCC parks, based on a contemporary map from the s, is not reproduced very clearly, though. It is intriguing, however, for the fact that it shows the congressional districts of the state at the time, which raises the question of the role state and local politics played in the acquisition of park lands and the location of CCC camps.
Only two errors merit mention. The growth of forest management in the state is given little attention beyond noting that the South Carolina Forestry Commission, created in , was charged with overseeing state parks that did not yet exist. No reference is made to the need that led to the creation of a state forestry agency, nor is any mention made of the development of a larger forest conservation ethic in the state prior to that time. The only previous treatment of the subject that is readily available to most readers is Robert A. Citation: Dan Bell. H-Environment, H-Net Reviews.
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Richard R. Smith, Publisher. Gilbert Wrenn. The Blue Ridge Parkway is a mile scenic road winding through twenty-nine counties in the beautiful southern Appalachian mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. The Parkway is owned and managed for the American public by the National Park Service as part of the national park system.
It is a key part of a larger southern Appalachian park complex. Both Shenandoah and the Great Smokies were authorized in the s and opened in the s as part of an effort to bring national parks nearer to population centers of the eastern United States. Since , the Blue Ridge Parkway has been the most visited site in the entire national park system.
In recent years, more than eighteen million visitors have traveled parts of the Parkway every year. They drive to places where they can pull off the road to see a distant view, enjoy spring wildflowers or colorful fall leaves, get out for a short hike, listen to music in several established venues, or set up a tent at a campground.
Old buildings in Section 2Q to be destroyed for Parkway construction, By the time construction halted in for the duration of World War II, work was under way on about miles of the road. Only about miles, however, were by then paved and fully open to travel. When this program ended, all but the 7.
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