Appalachian Trail Histories


This collection contains items related to the natural environment along the Appalachian Trail, including endangered species, weather, and other…

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


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


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


The Appalachian Trail has many iconic locations...


Maps of the Appalachian Trail and related geographies.


Items related to the history of Monson, Maine.


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.


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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