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New Exhibit Grand Opening at AT Museum

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

| Free

May 5th, 2019 is your Golden Opportunity to visit the Appalachian Trail Museum at beautiful Pine Grove Furnace State Park, located at 1120 Pine Grove Road, Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Gardners, PA 17324. If it’s been a while since your last visit, come see how the Museum has grown!

At 10:00 am, enjoy a “Meet and Greet” to include coffee, tea, and juice. Then stay for the dedication program at 10:30 with expert speakers to introduce each exhibit. Stay for a picnic lunch (bring your own or give a donation) and an afternoon filled with music and activities.

New exhibits include:
“A Night on the Trail”: A multi-media exhibit to give children a sense of what it’s like to spend a night on the Appalachian Trail.

“Blazing the Trail in Maine”, featuring photos showing how the Appalachian Trail was established in Maine and featuring the folding kayak (Folbot) used by Appalachian Trail pioneer, Myron Avery.

“Walkin’ Jim Stoltz”; An exhibit dedicated to the late Jim Stoltz, renowned long distance hiker, songwriter, artist, poet, photographer, author, entertainer, and environmental activist.

“Hikanation”: Celebrating the groundbreaking, 1980-81, Pacific-to-Atlantic Hike organized by the American Hiking Society.

“Our National Scenic Trails”: An exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Scenic Trails System established by Act of Congress in 1968.

For more information about this event, contact Dan Shaffer at: daniel.shaffer@gmail.com. Text or call: (480) 215-7558

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.atmuseum.org/

Organizer

AT Museum

Venue

AT Museum
1120 Pine Grove Road, Gardners, PA 17324
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