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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:   Vermont Hotel on Mount Mansfield

Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

Resource type:   photographs

Resource type:   lantern slides

Building is also called "Summit House."

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    Title:   View South from Mount Mansfield

    Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

    Resource type:   photographs

    Resource type:   lantern slides

    Resource type:   landscape photographs

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      Title:   View of Couching Lion (Camel's Hump)

      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

      Resource type:   photographs

      Resource type:   lantern slides

      Resource type:   landscape photographs

      "Couching Lion" is the previous name for Camel's Hump.

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        Title:   View of Couching Lion (Camel's Hump)

        Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

        Resource type:   photographs

        Resource type:   lantern slides

        Resource type:   landscape photographs

        "Couching Lion" is the previous name for Camel's Hump.

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          Title:   View of Liberty Farm from where the Couching Lion trail enters a wood

          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. "Couching Lion" is the previous name for Camel's Hump.

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            Title:   View of ponds from Jay Peak

            Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

            Date:  1927-04-15; 1927-04-15

            Resource type:   photographs

            Resource type:   lantern slides

            Resource type:   landscape photographs

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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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                Title:   Voter's party on a Mount Abraham trail

                Creator:  Dean, Theron S.; Voter

                Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

                Resource type:   photographs

                Resource type:   lantern slides

                Pictured are: Voter, Taylor and Trukington on the trail. Negative done by Professor Voter.

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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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                          Title:   Waterfall and pool

                          Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                          Resource type:   photographs

                          Resource type:   lantern slides

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                            Title:   Waterfalls near Emily Proctor Shelter

                            Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                            Resource type:   photographs

                            Resource type:   lantern slides

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                              Title:   Webster Monument on the Arlington-Wardsboro Road

                              Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                              Date:  1921-08; 1921-08

                              Resource type:   photographs

                              Resource type:   lantern slides

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                                Title:   West from Champlain Lookout

                                Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                                Date:  ; 1918-08

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                                Resource type:   lantern slides

                                Resource type:   landscape photographs

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                                  Title:   West from Mount Abraham at sunrise

                                  Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                  Date:  1918-09; 1918-09

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                                  Resource type:   lantern slides

                                  Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                  Pictured in this photograph is Herbert Wheaton Congdon.

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                                    Title:   West from Prospect Rock - Dorset Valley in the distance

                                    Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                    Date:  1921-08-21; 1921-08-21

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                                    Resource type:   lantern slides

                                    Resource type:   landscape photographs

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                                      Title:   West from a pass under the chin of Mount Mansfield

                                      Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                      Date:  1920-02-21; 1920-02-21

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                                      Resource type:   lantern slides

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                                        Title:   West from the Battell Lodge early in the morning

                                        Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                                        Date:  ; 1918-08-30

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                                          Title:   West from the high pastures south of Bromley Mountain

                                          Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                          Date:  1921-09; 1921-09

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                                          Resource type:   lantern slides

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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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                                              Title:   Westerly view from Mount Abraham

                                              Creator:  Dean, Theron S.

                                              Date:  1918; 1918

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                                              Resource type:   landscape photographs

                                              Photo taken in the early morning.

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                                                Title:   Westerly view over Bolton from a hill opposite Huntley's

                                                Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

                                                Date:  1919-09; 1919-09

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                                                  Title:   What porkies (porcupines) do to glass

                                                  Creator:  Congdon, Herbert Wheaton, 1876-1965

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