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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:   Congdon, Cowles and Little at lunch at the foot of Dead Horse Hill on Mount Mansfield

Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

Date:  1920-02-20; 1920-02-20

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

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    Title:   Cooley Glen from trail to spring

    Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

    Date:  1919-09; 1919-09

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

    The person carrying water to the far right of the photograph is Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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      Title:   Glen Ellen Lodge from the North

      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

      Date:  1919-09; 1919-09

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   lantern slides

      Pictured are: George Parmelee, Herbert Wheaton Congdon, Gilbert Smith and Leverett Smith (ages 14 and 12).

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        Title:   Guardsmen taking a break along the trail

        Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

        Date:  1914; 1914

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   lantern slides

        This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A. The man standing in this photo may be Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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          Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon and Leverett T. Smith carrying Poirier packs

          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

          Date:  1920-08; 1920-08

          Resource type:   photographs

          Resource type:   lantern slides

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            Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon and men at the Battell Lodge

            Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

            Date:  1914; 1914

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   lantern slides

            This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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              Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon and two pails

              Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

              Date:  1940; 1940

              Resource type:   photographs

              Resource type:   lantern slides

              This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon in uniform

                Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                Date:  1914; 1914

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   lantern slides

                This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                  Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon in uniform from behind

                  Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                  Date:  1914; 1914

                  Resource type:   photographs

                  Resource type:   lantern slides

                  This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                    Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon on raft

                    Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                    Date:  1914; 1914

                    Resource type:   photographs

                    Resource type:   lantern slides

                    This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                      Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon profile in uniform 1

                      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                      Date:  1914; 1914

                      Resource type:   photographs

                      Resource type:   lantern slides

                      This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                        Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon profile in uniform 2

                        Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                        Date:  1914; 1914

                        Resource type:   photographs

                        Resource type:   lantern slides

                        This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                          Title:   Herbert Wheaton Congdon with a porcupine

                          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                          Date:  1940; 1940

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   lantern slides

                          This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                            Title:   Leverett Smith and Herbert Wheaton Congdon at lunch on Mount Mansfield's Old Long Trail

                            Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                            Date:  1920-08; 1920-08

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   lantern slides

                            Photo taken 1/2 a mile away from the the Needle's Eye.

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                              Title:   Leverett T. Smith and Herbert Wheaton Congdon map making on the Moulds Trail from Smugglers' Notch to Sterling Pond

                              Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                              Date:  1919?; 1919?

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   lantern slides

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                                Title:   Lincoln - Warren Pass looking North

                                Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                Date:  1919?; 1919?

                                Resource type:   photographs

                                Resource type:   lantern slides

                                Pictured in this image are Herbert W. Congdon and Gilbert Smith. The Lincoln-Warren Pass is also called "Lincoln Gap" or "Lincoln-Warren Gap."

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                                  Title:   Lunch near big birches

                                  Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                  Date:  1926?; 1926?

                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                  Resource type:   lantern slides

                                  Pictured are (from left to right): . Connie Gilbert, Herbert Wheaton Congdon, Miss Murphy, Helen Jones.

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                                    Title:   Man, woman and dog on top of rock ledge

                                    Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                    Resource type:   photographs

                                    Resource type:   lantern slides

                                    The man in this image may be Herbert Wheaton Congdon

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                                      Title:   Men in underbrush

                                      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                      Date:  1914; 1914

                                      Resource type:   photographs

                                      Resource type:   lantern slides

                                      The man on the far left may be Herbert Wheaton Congdon. This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                                        Title:   Montclair Lodge

                                        Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                        Date:  1919-08; 1919-08

                                        Resource type:   photographs

                                        Resource type:   lantern slides

                                        Pictured in this image are (from left to right): Gilbert Smith, Allen Smith, Theron Dean, Professor William Seymour Monroe, Miss Monroe, Herbert W. Congdon, Smith, Unknown, James P. Taylor, and Clarence P. Cowles.

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                                          Title:   Plane table

                                          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                          Resource type:   photographs

                                          Resource type:   lantern slides

                                          The man pictured is Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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                                            Title:   Taconic Range from trail just west of Shrewsbury Pond

                                            Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                            Date:  1921-08-13; 1921-08-13

                                            Resource type:   photographs

                                            Resource type:   lantern slides

                                            Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                            Pictured in the photo is Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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                                              Title:   Three men sitting near the trail

                                              Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                              Date:  1914; 1914

                                              Resource type:   photographs

                                              Resource type:   lantern slides

                                              The man on the far right may be Herbert Wheaton Congdon. This slide comes from a series of photos taken during Herbert Wheaton Congdon's journey along the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to the Brandon-Rochester Pass in 1914. Accompanying Congdon were three non commissioned officers of the 23rd Regiment NY National Guard, Company A.

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                                                Title:   West from Mount Abraham at sunrise

                                                Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                                Date:  1918-09; 1918-09

                                                Resource type:   photographs

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                                                Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                                Pictured in this photograph is Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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                                                  Title:   West from the westerly end of the Nebraska Notch Trail to Mount Mansfield

                                                  Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                                  Date:  1920-08; 1920-08

                                                  Resource type:   photographs

                                                  Resource type:   lantern slides

                                                  Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                                  Pictured in this image is Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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