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Description:

The view south from the summit of Fisher's Peak, North Carolina, in the summer of 1951. This photograph, taken by thru hiker Gene Espy in July 1951 is one of the only known images of the view from the Appalachian Trail on Fisher's Peak when the trail still ran through this part of Southwestern Virginia. Gene Espy was the second person to successfully hike the entire trail in one season.


Date:

07/1951

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 Fisher's Peak (1951),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed February 22, 2020, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/1158.

Geolocation

Fisher's Peak.JPG