2016-04-06 / Features

‘Appalachian Highway’ would link Chicago to Jacksonville, Florida



As this graphic taken from the front page of the March 25, 1926 edition of The Mountain Eagle indicates, Letcher County citizens were excited by the prospect of getting a good road through the county that would link the Great Lakes states with the Southern region of the United States. As this graphic taken from the front page of the March 25, 1926 edition of The Mountain Eagle indicates, Letcher County citizens were excited by the prospect of getting a good road through the county that would link the Great Lakes states with the Southern region of the United States.

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