Appalachian Trail Histories

An American Chestnut Tree prior to the chestnut blight of the 1920s.

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Vintage photo of man with American Chestnut Trees

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Shelton Family w large Chestnut, Tremont Falls TN c1920


Loggers standing in a grove American Chestnut Trees. The American Chestnut's rot resistant wood provided excellent lumber.


Historic picture of a large American chestnut tree.

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