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Benton MacKaye: A.T. Visionary

100 years ago, Benton MacKaye published the article envisioning the Appalachian Trail.
Tonight A.T. section hiker and Nantahala Hiking Club member Bill Van Horn will talk about MacKaye and show the film- 'Appalachian Trail the Beaten Path' with a time for questions and answers afterwards.

The celebration continues this weekend- join the Doers and Dreamers at the Lazy Hiker Brewing Company on Sunday, August 8th from 4 – 6 PM to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Benton MacKaye’s article that sparked the creation of the 2190 plus mile Appalachian Trail. 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 6:00pm
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Franklin NC

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