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South Mountain Mini-Grants Help Groups Emerge from COVID

“Local museums and historical societies are emerging from the pandemic with a fresh approach to presenting the past to the public.

There are signs of recovery at the Appalachian Trail Museum at Pine Grove Furnace Park, said Larry Luxenberg, president of its board of directors. The number of visitors and volunteer helpers, while up from 2020, is not yet back to pre-COVID levels, he said.

 

‘We are planning within the next two months to open two of our most ambitious exhibits,’ Luxenberg said.

One exhibit is an interactive map of the entire Appalachian Trail with detailed information on its natural features, landmarks and trail communities such as Boiling Springs. A grant from the South Mountain Partnership helped to fund the $55,000 project.” Read the full story here.

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