Appalachian Trail Histories


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

A historic account 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…

While the Appalachian Trail is safer than most American communities, crimes still occur along the Trail. These include theft, disorderly conduct,…

Collection of items relating to hiker clothing

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Many plants can be found on the Appalachian Trail. Here are just a few examples.