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Long Trail Photographs

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The Long Trail Collection includes over 900 images of the oldest long-distance hiking trail in the United States: Vermont’s Long Trail. The collection is mainly comprised of black-and-white and hand-colored lantern slides derived from photographs taken between 1912 and 1937. It documents the Green Mountain Club’s building of original trails and shelters and illustrates the enthusiasm for the Long Trail project (and hiking in general) at the turn of the century. These images chronicle the views and landscapes seen by early hikers of the Long Trail and provide an historical record of people associated with the Green Mountain Club’s formative years.

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Published:  March 09, 2010,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Mrs. Huntley's in Bolton, Vermont

Creator:  Dockham; Clark

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

An original note states the Mrs. Huntley's was a "very popular overnight boarding house for hikers." Slide by Clark of Burlington.

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    Title:   Summit of Camel's Hump

    Creator:  Dockham

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

    Pictured are Mr. Dockham, Mrs. Dockham of Worcester, Massachusetts and an unknown individual. Camel's Hump was previously referred to also as "Couching Lion."

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      Title:   Summit of Camels Hump

      Creator:  Dockham

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   lantern slides

      Pictured are Mr. Dockham, Mrs. Dockham of Worcester, Massachusetts and an unknown individual. Camels Hump was previously referred to also as "Couching Lion."

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