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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:   Sucker Brook Lodge from northern approach

Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

Date:  1921-08-02; 1921-08-02

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

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    Title:   The building of Sucker Brook Lodge

    Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

    The original title identifies "Voter" but does not identify the second man pictured.

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      Title:   Voter and party in camp laying rills for the Sucker Brook Lodge

      Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   lantern slides

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