Appalachian Trail Histories



Adkins, Leonard M. and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Along Virginia’s Appalachian Trail. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2009.

“Appalachian Trail Community: Damascus, VA.” Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Accessed March 15, 2017.

“Damascus, VA Designated an Appalachian Trail Community.” Appalachian Trail Conservancy, May 4, 2011.

Hall, Louise Fortune. “Brief History of Damascus, Virginia.” Visit Damascus, Virginia, last modified December 22, 2015.

Imboden, J. D. “The Mineral Resources of Virginia.” The Farmer: Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture, Mechanic Arts & Household Economy 2/3 (March 1867): 77–78. American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5, EBSCOhost. Accessed March 27, 2017.

MacKaye, Benton. "An Appalachian Trail: A Project in Regional Planning." Journal of the American Institute of Architects 9 (October 1921): 325-330.;view=1up;seq=375.

Mathews, Damean. “Damascus Sidewalk Project Links History and Community.” Bristol Herald Courier, February 25, 2017.

Medeiros, Bunny. Friendliest Town on the Traill: Damascus, Virginia. United States: Reed & Blake Press, 2014.

Mittlefehldt, Sarah. “The People’s Path: Conflict and Cooperation in the Acquisition of the Appalachian Trail.” Environmental History 15/4 (October 2010): 643–69.

Ross, John R. “Benton MacKaye: The Appalachian Trail.” Journal of the American Institute of Planners, 41/2 (1975): 110-14. doi:10.1080/01944367508977525.

Woodworth, Steven E. “John Daniel Imboden.” American National Biography Online, February 2000.