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Vermont's key role in Appalachian Trail's first 75 years



Vt Digger - - 9:51 am Mon Aug 20th, 2012

The Green Mountain Club today welcomed this week's 75th anniversary of the Appalachian Trail which the club manages through Vermont.

The club and the state played a key role in the creation and management of this iconic trail stretching from Georgia to Maine.

Vermont's Stratton Mountain is thought to be the summit on which, separately, both the Long Trail and the Appalachian Trail ("A.T.") were conceived by the trails' respective founders James P. Taylor and Benton MacKaye.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2012/08/17/vermonts-key-role-i...

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Stratton, VT 05360 (Set as Local)
Killington, VT 05751 (Set as Local)
Bennington, VT 05201 (Set as Local)
Georgia, VT 05454 (Set as Local)
Norwich, VT 05055 (Set as Local)
Waterbury, VT 05676 (Set as Local)

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