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Description:

The view north and east from a point along the old route of the Appalachian Trail approximately two miles south of Sling's Gap.

The man in the photograph is Shirley L. Cole, the County Agent in Floyd County, and the original overseer of the Appalachian Trail in Southwestern Virginia. The photograph is from ATC Chairman Myron Avery's personal scrapbooks and was taken during one of several scouting expeditions he took with Cole in the region between 1930-1932.


Date:

1932

Creator:

Myron Avery

Subject

Lost Appalachian Trail

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Myron Avery Scrapbooks. Appalachian Trail Conservancy Archives. Used with permission.

Rights

All rights reserved

Citation

Myron Avery, “Below Sling's Gap (1932),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed October 15, 2019, http://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/951.

Geolocation

Below Slings Gap.jpg