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Description:

A group of hikers on the summit of Roan Mountain in North Carolina, May 6, 1934. The group includes, from left to right in front, Sonny Morris, Harvey Broome, and Albert Gordon "Dutch" Roth. From left to right in back, Benton MacKaye, Guy Frizzell, Mack, Fred Shelly, and Marshall Wilson. Roan Mountain is the high point of the Roan-Unaka Range of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and is the last point above 6,000 feet for northbound thru hikers.

Collection:

Hikers


Date:

05/06/1934

Creator:

Albert Gordon (Dutch) Roth, 1890-1974

Subject

Day Hikers

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Digital scan of black and white photograph

Source:

Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project, The University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville Tennessee

Rights

Copyright (c) 2003. The University of Tennessee Libraries. All Rights Reserved.

Citation

Albert Gordon (Dutch) Roth, 1890-1974, “Gang on top of Roan Mountain,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed November 14, 2018, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/437.

Geolocation

MacKaye Group.jpeg