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Description:

Members of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club enjoying the big chestnut tree stop, March 5, 1932. Before the Chestnut Blight wiped out almost all American Chestnut trees in the Eastern United States, trees of this size were not uncommon along the Appalachian Trail.


Date:

03/05/1932

Creator:

Albert Gordon (Dutch) Roth, 1890-1974

Subject

American Chestnut

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project, The University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville Tennessee

Rights

Copyright (c) 2003. The University of Tennessee Libraries. All Rights Reserved.

Citation

Albert Gordon (Dutch) Roth, 1890-1974, “Taking Shelter in a Chestnut Tree,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed May 30, 2020, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/452.

Geolocation

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