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George Fry: The Legend

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Identifier: MS-2056
Abstract George W. Fry, Superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from November of 1963 to July of 1969, began keeping a daily diary as a fourteen-year-old schoolboy in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. These writings resulted in a 329-page unpublished memoir entitled George Fry: The Legend. Selectively edited by daughter Georgiana (Fry) Vines, it details events from his childhood and college days in Pennsylvania to his retirement in Atlanta on June 30, 1973. Most of the...
Dates: 1911-1973

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