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Description:

Emma "Grandma" Gatewood was the first woman to thru hike the Appalachian Trail. She completed her first hike in 1955 at the age of 66 and went on to thru hike the Trail several more times.

Collection:

Hikers


Date:

1955-1972

Creator:

Stratness

Subject

Grandma Gatewood

Contributor

Bethany Shoop

Format

None recorded.

Source:

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Creative Commons

Citation

Stratness, “Emma "Grandma" Gatewood,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed April 11, 2021, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/199.
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