In Event of Nuclear War .. Supreme Court To Locate To North Carolina

One of the few ephemera blogs we subscribe to is Atlas Obscura.

Why? Simple, who else is going to tell you this

Have a read here.

We especially enjoyed this part…..

Making the case for the 141-room Grove Park Inn, Willey added that “A golf course adjoins the Inn and the new owners … plan to build a swimming pool.”

and this

The Court’s indifference to doomsday planning stemmed from Chief Justice Earl Warren, who didn’t share his contemporaries’ bunker mania. Warren harbored no illusions about his prospects for survival in a nuclear attack and viewed continuity of government as a joke. Throughout the Cold War, Supreme Court Justices regularly skipped the drills evacuating federal employees from Washington.