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Description:

The Priest Shelter, September 4, 1960. The Priest Shelter was constructed in the 1950s at the completion of a major relocation of the Trail in Virginia. It sits atop The Priest, just south of the Tye River. It is traditional for hikers to confess their sins "to the Priest" in the shelter log book.

Collection:

Trail Shelters


Date:

09/04/1960

Creator:

L.C. Everett

Subject

Trail Shelters

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Appalachian Trail Conservancy Archives. Used with permission.

Rights

All rights reserved

Citation

L.C. Everett, “The Priest Shelter (1960),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed July 18, 2018, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/660.

Geolocation

Priest Shelter.jpg