THE CABINET: Lonesome Pines

Secretary of the Interior Work announced that the Committee appointed to select the site for a National Park in the Southern Appalachians had selected one in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The Committee found that the Great Smoky Mountains would have been slightly superior in altitude and other respects, but chose the Blue Ridge because of their greater accessibility. "More than 40,000,000 people can go to the spot in less than a day." Mr. Work proposes that the new park be called "Shenandoah."


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