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Description:

The Moreland Gap Shelter was built in 1960 by the U.S. Forest Service and is located in the Cherokee National Forest. It is maintained by the Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club. Note the large trash pile to the left of the shelter and the vandalism on the shelter walls. Litter and vandalism were increasingly a problem along the AT in the early 1970s and led the Appalachian Trail Conference to consider removing the shelters altogether.

Collection:

Trail Shelters


Date:

05/03/1974

Creator:

Peter M.

Subject

Trail Shelters

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Color photograph

Source:

http://at74.blogspot.com/

Rights

All rights reserved

Citation

Peter M., “Moreland Gap Shelter (1974),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed November 14, 2018, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/604.

Geolocation

Moreland Gap Shelter 05031974.jpg