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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:   Rural Free Delivery man and Ward Olney at Goshen Four Corners

Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

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    Title:   Ward Olney and Leverett Smith on the Long Trail near indian gravestones North of Middlebury Gap

    Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

    Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

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      Title:   Ward Olney and Leverett Smith washing dishes at Carmel Camp

      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

      Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   lantern slides

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        Title:   Ward Olney at Lake Pleiad Overlook

        Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

        Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   lantern slides

        Resource type:   landscape photographs

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          Title:   Ward Olney, Leverett Smith and the porkie (porcupine) near Mount Carmel

          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

          Date:  1921-08-05; 1921-08-05

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   lantern slides

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