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Description:

The Abingdon Gap Shelter is the last shelter northbound hikers encounter before entering Virginia, or the first that southbound hikers encounter when crossing over from Virginia to Tennessee. It is a small cement block sided shelter that sleeps only five. This shelter is maintained by the Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club.

Collection:

Trail Shelters


Date:

07/01/1960

Creator:

Ed Garvey

Subject

Trail Shelters

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Appalachian Trail Conservancy Archives. Used with permission.

Rights

All rights reserved

Citation

Ed Garvey, “Abingdon Gap Shelter (1960),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed January 29, 2023, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/662.

Geolocation

Abingdon Gap Lean-to 1960.jpg