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Description:

This photograph was taken by Gene Espy during his 1951 thru hike of the Appalachian Trail from the Jones Knob lookout, possibly from the fire tower that used to stand there. Espy was the second person to successfully thru hike the trail and likely took this photograph on July 1, 1951.


Date:

07/01/1951

Creator:

Gene Espy

Subject

Lost Appalachian Trail

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Gene Espy

Rights

Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Citation

Gene Espy, “View from Jones Knob (1951),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed February 27, 2020, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/1156.

Geolocation

Jones Mountain Tower.jpg