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Birth of a National Park: Great Smoky Mountains
Annually millions of people admire the Great Smoky Mountains National Park's primeval beauty - towering peaks, sparkling cascades, virgin forests, and remarkable variety of wildflowers and shrubs. One of the nation's most popular national parks did not just "come to be" a logical and natural development on federally-owned land. Instead, it was the first national park to be ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published September 30th 1993 by Univ Tennessee Press
(first published September 1993)
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Oct 08, 2015 David Ward rated it liked it
Birth of a National Park In the Great Smoky Mountainsby Carlos C. Campbell (University of Tennessee Press 1978) (976.889). This book tells the story of the creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from small-holdings and timber barons. It's a must read for anyone interested in the park. My rating: 7/10, finished 2005. ...more