Harley Jolley; Courtesy of Rick Armstrong / WRAL.com




Harley E. Jolley

Dr. Harley E. Jolley, also known as “Mr. Blue Ridge Parkway,” taught history at Mars Hill College from 1949 through 1991. He authored many books and articles including, The Blue Ridge Parkway: The First 50 Years,” “That Magnificent Army of Youth and Peace: The Civilian Conservation Corps in North Carolina, 1933-1942,” and “Along the Blue Ridge Parkway.”