October 2016

Articles and photos obtained from the American Hiking Society
are listed below (left column). Thank you, American Hiking Society and John Stout !!

The scanned versions have been added to various places (right column)
including The Progression of HikaNation and separate photo pages.

More contributions ( articles or photos,  etc. ) are always welcome: e-mail me.

Items received from the American Hiking Society
late October 2016
Click links below
to access individual pages
John Stout's Scrapbook #1 (scanned 11/4/2016)
Seattle Signpost for Northwest Trails:
John Stout's monthly reports on HikaNation &
Looking Back at HikaNation,
an interview with Dwight Riggs
11/18/2016
Seattle Signpost for Northwest Trails
replaced full-page article photo
with a better version from AHS
HikaNation bio snippets
Kingman, Kansas
revised with better scan of Bay Bridge Hike
(top right image)
11/19/2016
We Have Walked Where Others Have Only Driven
revised with better article scans Hikers on first leg: 4,000 miles by foot
added "Hikers Greet Contra Costa" and
"Hikers to camp in area" and
subbed in a better scan of the "Antioch Mayor photo"
HikaNation passes through Contra Costa,
Antioch, Courtland
added a color ridge "photo" HikaNationers greeted in Lafayette
and at Springhill Elementary School
added "126 Feet Forward Coast-to-Coast"
HikaNation coming to California capital
added a map for the HikaNation route through the Sacramento area and an Irish lass "article-photo"
(Avril Forsythe)
11/20/2016
Sore Feet Slow Cross-Country Hikers
revised with better article scan 11/24/2016
Walking the Bay Bridge
added 2 bottom articles Hikers pause in Placerville, California
added parade winners HikaNation Hikers in Hawthorne
for AF Day Celebration
added "Cross country hikers resting in Dove Creek" Hikers enter Colorado on HikaNation
added "Hikers feted in Monticello" and
"Hizzoner" signing the proclamation
Year's hike across the United States is going great
added "Elwood native is hiking the nation" Hikers reach the Divide
Hiking group travels through Bent's Old Fort
and Las Animas, Colorado
Hiking group travels through Bent's Old Fort
and Las Animas, Colorado
revised with better article scan Hikin' on US50
added "Kansas area man joins hike" 11/29/2016
HikaNation inquiry
added "Cross-country trip hard on feet -
Hutchinson, Kansas"
Foot Power - Kingman, Kansas
added "She'll Treat Hikers to Wild Food Feast" Hikers feast on wild food
4 articles for "Welcome for the walkers at
Bull Shoals State Park, Arkansas"
including birthday party for Monty
Welcome for the walkers
HikaNation walkers on cross-country trek;
Rex and Mary, January 1981 - Missouri
HikaNation walkers on cross-country trek
added "They're Seeing The U.S.A., Using The
Hiking Trail Way"
HikaNation hikers enter West Plains
 
John Stout's Scrapbook #2 (scanned 11/5/2016)
added "Fayetteville Men Join HikaNation" 11/19/2016
Arkansas itinerary
added "'Heaven-sent' hiker serves Halstead Hospital well" Stan Adamson with HikaNation
added 2nd version of 4500-miles article,
plus another article "Hiking across the country"
12/13/2016
Backpackers to hike 4500 miles across the nation
added full-page photo of article Hikers cross Missouri en route to Washington, D.C.
Transcontinental hikers stop in area on way to Capital,
Fern Clyffe State Park - January 1981

also added to "50 Hours Alone In The Woods"
by Toni Martinazzi
Transcontinental hikers stop in area on way to Capital


50 Hours Alone In The Woods
added "Hikers back on cross-country trail after rest" HikaNation Backpackers Spend Time In Valley
Brownsville, Kentucky Mayor signs scroll
Hikers Pass Through County &
One HikaNation family trails others
Brownsville, Kentucky Mayor signs scroll
Hikers Pass Through County &
One HikaNation family trails others
added "Coast to Coast...on foot" HikaNation Virginia No. 3
Illinois into Kentucky newsletter update
& HikaNation in Kentucky news articles
added weather report and better version of 2nd "photo" Across-America hikers rest up here overnight
to treat blisters
added 4 photos (2 with the Spanish Peaks) 12/14/2016
The Hikers - John Stout
added colorized version of
"Backpacks against the wall"
Trek confirms hikers' vision of America
added 13-in-a-group "photo" at Damascus and
"Cross-country hikers are due in Damascus"
HikaNation A.T. Information
Damascus, Virginia
added "Cross-country hikers pass through area" HikaNation Comes to Lee Co., Virginia
added another version of the article A year on foot - Pearisburg, Virginia
added another version of the article Coast-to-Coast Hikers Ending Year's Walk
Cross-Country Hike to Finish In Washington
C&O Canal, Maryland - May 10, 1981
Cross-Country Hike to Finish In Washington
added another version of
"O, Wilderness! O, Hiking! O, Junk Food!"
O, Wilderness! O, Hiking! O, Junk Food!
revised with better versions of the 2 top photos
and added "Stout completes 3,100 mile trek"
Hikers reach Capitol
Twenty Million Footsteps
added "Trans-American trekkers sorry to see trip ending" Damp Crossing - Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
revised with better version 'HikaNation' group to land in Lewes today
from California
added "Coast to coast, 35 strong
Hikers end journey in Delaware surf"
and "Every step of the way..."
Cape Henlopen, Delaware
added "On To The Sea" Welcome to Lewes
added "Feet feat: 69-year-old hiker back
in Seattle after 4,289-mile walk"
Focus on John Stout
Seattle man finally home after 'Hika-nation' walk
 
John Stout's overflow materials, not in scrapbooks (scanned 11/15/2016)
added "For hikers, the fun was getting there" and
a letter from Padraic Boyle, Delaware coordinator
12/16/2016
Cape Henlopen, Delaware
added "Jiamie got a free ride" Coast-to-coast hikers end trip with dip in Atlantic
added Terry Ernst letter and links to 2 group photos 1982 HikaNation Reunion
White Rock Mountain Recreation Area, Arkansas
added Capitol stairs photo at top of page The Long Trail From S.F.,
The 4,500-mile HikaNation trek
added 2 group photos (2 versions of each) Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Welcoming Ceremonies
added 2 more pages of recipies:
Beverage Cooler, Chewy Bars,
Glaze for Meat, Tailgate Baked Beans
Postum Tested Recipes
added to existing page:
Beetle Bailey comic,
Hiker cools heels after trek,
Hiker, 69, back after crossing U.S.,
Former Boeing machinist walks across America,
Retired machinist hikes 4,500 miles,
Northend 'romantic hikes more than 4,000 miles,
Cooking Photos
Focus on John Stout
Seattle man finally home after 'Hika-nation' walk

revised with better version of the "news release",
top article
12/17/2016
Department of the Interior
April 1, 1980 news release
added "Ronald Reagan regrets" notice
from Gregory J. Newell, Special Assistant
to the President
President Ronald Reagan - May 1981
revised with better version of "6am page" HikaNation Opening Weekend Registration Packet
added "Happy hikers hug" Hikers end walk to champion cause across U.S.
added bottom 2 "photos" HikaNation Trekkers Stop In Warren
added 2 more articles: "Hardy hiker pounded trail across country in 4,200-mile project" and
"Rochester United Methodist Church Bulletin"
Focus on John Stout
Fort Gibson Stockade, Oklahoma
November 19, 1980
Fort Gibson Stockade, Oklahoma
added William's photos and John Stout's brochure of Devil's Den State Park 50 HikaNation Hikers Welcomed, Arkansas-style
Devil's Den State Park
added another HikaNation announcement poster Opening Weekend Kickoff Posters
Budget for Departure Celebration
added 1986 Hike-in / HikaNation Reunion Information HikaNation Reunion - October 1986
added directions "To C.M. Goethe Park, Sacramento" Sore Feet Slow Cross-Country Hikers,
added 10th Annual Jim Butler Days
Schedule of Events for Tonopah, Nevada
Nevada supplies surprises for cross-country hikers
added "Mail and Transportation Information Sheets" 1980 Transcontinental "HikaNation" Hike
INFORMATION SHEET
 
American Hiking Society Archives
AHS/Postum Scrapbook and overflow materials
(scanned 10/22/2016 and 11/9--11/12/2016)
Hoofing It (in Oklahoma with Paul Petracca) 10/22/2016
Hoofing It (in Oklahoma with Paul Petracca)
Postum's HikaNation News Releases 11/19/2016
Postum's HikaNation News Releases
Postum Tested Recipes Postum Tested Recipes
added another version 12/18/2016
WSU student, Janet Parsons, puts best foot forward
revised with clearer versions of Reagan
and Watt's letters; added "Reagan regrets" letter
from Reagan's assistant
President Ronald Reagan
Secretary James Watt
added text link for another version of
"5,000 on Coast Hail Cross-Country Hikers"
Crossing the Oakland Bay Bridge
5,000 on Coast Hail Cross-Country Hikers
added "Avril Forsythe Reports - June 1981" From Sea to Shining Sea - May 1981
added "A Hike Across the East Bay Bridge" poster Walk across the Bay Bridge
added "John Mills no stranger to long walks"
and "Hikers' goal: a transcontinental trail"
Virginians Pack for Trans-U.S. Trail Hike
added "people oregon, Long Walk" HikaNation Journal #1 by Toni Martinazzi
revised with better version Hikers Rest Near Bryce Canyon
added "Fed Official, David F. Hales, praises hikers" Cross-county hikers bring attention to U.S. trails
added "HikaNation trek at 1,400-mile mark" Families, Friends Begin 4,000 Mile Hike
added various portions of the same article
(brighter colors)
Crossing the nation one step at a time
Elk River Hiking Trail, Kansas
added "Who said Kansas is flat, ask hikers",
"Cross country walk moves into Kansas",
"Hikers cross Kansas on historic trek"
Taking a Hike Across Country
added "Who said Kansas is flat, ask hikers" 12/19/2016
Hikers find Rockies a formidable challenge
added "Hiker enjoying views of U.S."
(Dave Backus)
Cross country hikers arrive here next week
added "Transcontinental HikeaNation headed this way" Cross-County Hikers in Oklahoma
added "Hiking The Nation" cart photo King Tot
added "Hikers celebrate at state trail dedication" Jean Pierre Chouteau Trail Dedication
added "Hikers visit this area (Evansville)" Arkansas itinerary
added "HikaNation Philosophers Describe Lengthy Walk" Hikers to Walk Along Buffalo
added 4 four articles to existing page Hikers feast on wild food
prepared by Billie Joe Tatum
added 2 text links for "another version" 12/20/2016
HikaNation hikers enter West Plains
added "The Hikers Are Coming" Cross-Country Hiking Group
To Pass Through Missouri
added "Christmas in the Ozarks -
Kato hiker sends his greetings" and
"Peru backpacker discovers country, people, self"
Cross-continent hike stops in West Plains
for Christmas break
added "2,200 mile snippets" for Janet Parsons,
Joe Shute, Mike Halm, Tim Mingus
Transcontinental hikers pass
the halfway point in Oklahoma
added "Chicoan Treks Across the U.S." 12/21/2016
Hikers pass through area on transcontinental trek
added "Cross-Country Hikers Hit Trail After Day of Rest in Missouri" and "Hardy Group Leaving Footprints Across Nation" HikaNation hikers enter West Plains
added "HikaNation Cross Missouri Ozarks" HikaNation Backpackers Spend Time In Valley
added another version of the full page article and "Waiting for Christmas Dinner" and "donations" Christmas visitors are serious about taking a hike
added HikaNation Visits Oregon County Hikers aim to cross America
after Belle Plaine, Missouri
added "Hikers Can't Tread Water", "Hardy Hiker Band Enters Illinois on Trans-U.S. Trek" and "HikaNation arrives January 1 (15th actually)" Starting across Illinois
added "West Plains man to spend
60th birthday hiking across state"
Alter completes 283-mile hike without one blister
added "Here and There - HikaNation update" Coast-to-coast hikers pass through Yellville
added newspaper photo "HIK-A-NATION SUPPER" Hikers Will Have Supper at Cave-In-Rock Park
Hikers agree.....
Greenville, Kentucky - February 6, 1981
Greenville Shoe Store
Hikers agree.....
Greenville, Kentucky
added "Hardy backpackers enter Kentucky" and "HikaNation Kentucky" HikaNation Virginia No. 3
Illinois into Kentucky newsletter update
added a clearer version of the article and
"A Dunbar weed field campsite"
Two on 4,000-mile hike stop
(temporarily) in Bowling Green, Kentucky
added "Hikers continue national trek - Al Schneider" and "HikeaNation comes to Hart Co." HikaNation Virginia No. 4
Kentucky update
added "Family hikes across United States" and "Family on Cross Country Walk" Brownsville, Kentucky Mayor signs scroll
Hikers Pass Through County &
One HikaNation family trails others
added "Hikers take a long walk and see the country" Cumberland Falls State Park
added another version Experiencing America
35 Coast-to-Coast Hikers Trekking
Across Kentucky on Way to Atlantic
added "Crossing the U.S." Hikers agree.....Crossing the U.S.
added "Transcontinental Hikers Hoof It To
Harpers Ferry" and "Some 57 Back-Packing Cross
Country Hikers To Arrive In Harpers Ferry Friday" (with this quote: "The hikers are all backpackers who carry their "pup" tents, food and cooking utensils, as well as small gasoline cooking equipment with them in their back sacks."
Bolivar Heights, West Virginia
added a bridge photo (in color) 12/22/2016
We Have Walked Where Others Have Only Driven
added newspaper text WSU student, Janet Parsons, puts best foot forward
 


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