Appalachian Trail Histories


Collection of items relating to hiker clothing

Dennis, Jim, George and Kevin, August 15 1979.jpg

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

Laws and other government documents related to the history of the Appalachian Trail.

US Court of Appeals Darrell David Rice Appeal in 2001.pdf

Since the beginnings of the Appalachian Trail, various trail clubs, individuals, and the National Park Service, have built a wide variety of shelters…

Shelter Plans.jpg

Established December 26, 1935, the Park currently includes just under 125,000 square miles (79,000 acres) in western Virginia straddling the spine of…

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Documents and images related to the history of Corbin Hollow, Virginia, now part of Shenandoah National Park.


A collection of historical sources related to Nicholson Hollow, in Madison County, Virginia.