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70 Years Of Thru-Hiking On The Appalachian Trail

70 Years Of Thru-Hiking On The Appalachian Trail

  • Dates: August 26, 2018
  • Location: Appalachian Trail Museum
  • Region: Gardners
  • Address: 1120 Pine Grove Road, Gardners, PA 17324
  • Time: 11:30 AM
  • Price: Free
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The Appalachian Trail Museum invites all friends of the Appalachian Trail to a celebration of "70 Years Of Thru-Hiking On The Appalachian Trail" on August 26, 2018. This FREE event will be at the Museum, located in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, 1120 Pine Grove Rd., Gardners, PA 17324. The celebration will begin at 11:30 am with a picnic lunch. At 1 pm, several guest speakers will be featured. Presenters will include Larry Luxenberg, Museum President; Sandra Marra, Chair of the Board of Appalachian Trail Conservancy; Ron Tipton, former
CEO of ATC; and Kimberly Shaffer, grandniece of the Earl Shaffer, the A.T.'s first thruhiker, who is currently thru-hiking the A.T. to commemorate her great uncle's 1948 hike and his 100th birthday.

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70 Years Of Thru-Hiking On The Appalachian Trail