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Description:

John R. Barnard (right) leading a hike in the Dan River Gorge, August, 1936. Barnard was the man responsible for laying out and maintaining the Appalachian Trail in Patrick County, Virginia from 1930-1952. He regularly led hikes along the Trail and throughout the Dan River Gorge throughout this period and continued to do so long after the Trail moved 50 miles west.


Date:

08/04/1936

Creator:

Unknown

Subject

Lost Appalachian Trail

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Ralph Barnard

Rights

All rights reserved

Citation

Unknown, “Hikers in the Dan River Gorge (1936),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed May 25, 2019, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/911.

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