Meetings & Events Archive

Creating the Appalachian Trail in the South

Event Date: March 16, 2019

Event Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Pine Grove Furnace Ironmasters House

In coordination with the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. Tom Johnson of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club will talk about how in the 1920s, the mountains south of the Potomac River invited hikers to explore. Led by the dynamic Myron Avery of Washington, D.C., a small group of enthusiasts created the Appalachian Trail in just a few years. During this presentation you will “meet” this remarkable group and follow them as they lay out a new trail in the South. Begins at 3:00 pm.