Appalachian Trail Histories

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Over the decades, the gear hikers and backpackers use has evolved dramatically from heavy and uncomfortable to lightweight and increasingly…

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Media coverage of the Appalachian Trail in various formats, including newspapers, magazines, television, radio, podcasts, websites, social media, and…

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The individuals and groups responsible for building the Appalachian Trail in the 1920s and 1930s. Items include correspondence, texts, images, and…

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The Appalachian Trail has many iconic locations...

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Maps of the Appalachian Trail and related geographies.

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Items related to the history of Monson, Maine.

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Photos of those displaced by the U.S. government's land acquisitions for the Appalachian Trail


Items related to the presence of companion and service animals on the Appalachian Trail.

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Collection of items relevant to the town of Damascus, VA, as well as other items pertaining to the Appalachian Trail.

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Pictures from the 1920s to 1950s


The Appalachian Trail Conservancy must interact with all of the fourteen states that the Appalachian Trail goes through. For this reason, situations…

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