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Long Trail: Volunteers Keep GMC Alive
Friday, 07/23/10
All this week we've been looking at the history of the Long Trail as it reaches its 100th anniversary. Today, we turn to the Green Mountain Club itself. Volunteer members of the club built the trail and they maintain it to this day. The club still thrives because of their efforts.
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Long Trail: 3 Musketeers Grab Nation's Attention
Wednesday, 07/21/10
In the 1920s, early hiking enthusiasts wanted to get attention for their creation of the Long Trail. Today we look at three young women who put the Long Trail on the map and made themselves quite famous in their day.
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Long Trail: Proposed Parkway Shapes GMC
Thursday, 07/22/10
In our series "The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History," we're looking at some of the milestones in the trail's 100 year history. Today we return to the 1930s, when the Long Trail faced its biggest threat, and the Green Mountain Club was forced to reconsider its purpose.
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Long Trail: Tale Of Two Mountains
Tuesday, 07/20/10
Two of the state's most famous summits are connected by the Long Trail. But as VPR Commentator Tom Slayton explains, the mountains couldn't be more different.
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Long Trail: Early Leaders Leave Mark
Monday, 07/19/10
One-hundred years ago, the Green Mountain Club was founded and construction of the Long Trail began. VPR is looking back this month at how the hiking trail has influenced the history and culture of the state. Today, VPR Commentator Tom Slayton introduces the early leaders of the Green Mountain Club.
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