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Recent pages and links

Date Description Links
09/22/2015 Mike Collin's HikaNation slideshow
& link on HikaNation
Kelty Mike's HikaNation Slideshow (on youtube),
& link on HikaNation
" Links for Jiamie Pyle's music: cd,
show information,
& links on HikaNation
"with music by Jiamie Pyles" and
"(the youngest HikaNation participant)",
& links on HikaNation
09/23/2015 September 2015 reunion meeting videos:
Janet intro, Paula's, Scott's, Photo Shoot
2015 reunion meeting videos on youtube,
& links on HikaNation
" from Janet, Backpacker Magazine article AHS Cross-Country Hike Postponed to 1980 - Dec 1978
09/24/2015 from Doug, Grizzly Bear attack Phillipe Phillipe Vermeyen and Bruce Ohlson - June 1999
" Lettter from Jim Kern Suppliers & Supporters of HikaNation - May 15, 1981
" from Tish, Helen Stout information and obituary Helen Stout article
" from Gene Oliva, Harpers Ferry photo letter Added this letter to this West Virginia page
09/26/2015 2015 reunion photos from Janet Janet's 2015 HikaNation Reunion photos
" this page Additions to HikaNation
09/27/2015 2015 reunion photos from Paula Paula's 2015 HikaNation Reunion photos
09/28/2015 obituaries HikaNation Hikers Obituaries
09/30/2015 2015 pre-reunion hike photos from Ed Ed's 2015 Pre-Reunion Hike
" 2015 reunion photos from Mike Mike's 2015 HikaNation Reunion photos
09/2015 added the following links, sometime in September:
1) HikaNation-an AHS Legacy-Celebrates 35th Reunion
2) HikaNation celebrates 35 years...by Paula Guerrein

HikaNation-an AHS Legacy-Celebrates 35th Reunion
HikaNation celebrates 35 years...by P. Guerrein
10/05/2015 a request for 1983 reunion photos 1983 HikaNation Reunion photos
10/06/2015 Search engine for HikaNation website HikaNation Search
" 2015 pre-reunion hike photos from Tim Tim's 2015 Pre-Reunion Hike photos
10/07/2015 2015 reunion photos & road trip from Tim Tim's 2015 HikaNation Reunion photos
10/18/2015 revised HikaNation with state photos HikaNation
10/23/2015 added keywords to The Progression of HikaNation
articles/scans to make "search" more comprehensive
The Progression of HikaNation
HikaNation search engine
10/28/2015 1981 Thanksgiving Gathering blurb 1981 Thanksgiving Gathering
10/29/2015 added photos to redesigned obituaries page HikaNation Hikers Obituaries
10/30/2015 started HikaNation Reflections for 2015 reunion surveys, etc. HikaNation Reflections - 35 Years After the Hike
10/2015 added the following links, sometime in October:
1) 35th HikaNation Reunion in Estes Park by Jim Kern
2) HikaNation: Hiking Across America by William Kemsley
3) HikaNation, 35th Anniversary by Jim Kern
4) AHS: HikaNation Gathers for 35th Reunion by Paula Guerrein

35th HikaNation Reunion in Estes Park--Jim Kern
HikaNation: Hiking Across America--W. Kemsley
HikaNation, 35th Anniversary--Jim Kern
HikaNation Gathers for 35th Reunion--P. Guerrein
11/01/2015 2015 reunion photos from Terry Terry's 2015 HikaNation Reunion photos
11/04/2015 "Butch's" HikaNation photos, from "Trek Across America" Susan "Butch" Henley's HikaNation photos
11/06/2015 revised individual state pages with larger text & photos HikaNation (States)
11/07/2015 added thumbnail photos for Others' Photos/Slideshows section HikaNation (Photos & Slideshows)
11/08/2015 added thumbnail photos for Reunion section HikaNation (Reunions)
11/09/2015 Update on HikaNation Reflections from 10/30-11/09,
now includes: Toni, Kurt, Jerri, Ryan, Paula, Al, Stacey,
Lyle, Cindy, Tim G., Don
HikaNation Reflections - 35 Years After the Hike
11/10/2015 reworked (to correct aspect ratio) and uploaded
Marce's HikaNation Slideshow
Marce's HikaNation Slideshow
11/10/2015 created slideshow from
Susan "Butch" Henley's HikaNation Photos
using her music audio track, loaned from Terry Ernst.
Susan "Butch" Henley's HikaNation Slideshow
(background music only, no narration)


The narrated version that has been on-line for awhile
and that was uploaded by AHS is located here:
Trek Across America
. The order of slides is slightly
different on each slideshow and each contains a few
that are not on the other.
11/12/2015 Tardy credit page for Dave Backus 2013-2014 contributions Articles & slides from Dave Backus
11/18/2015 HikaNation slides from Reese Lukei, Jr.
Virginia to the Atlantic Ocean
Reese's HikaNation photos and
Reese's HikaNation Slideshow
12/30/2015 added American Discovery Trails winter quarterly newsletter,
Discover America, to 35th Reunion area
ADT: HikaNation Celebrates 35th Reunion
of Historic Hike by Paula Guerrein
12/30/2015-
01/01/2016
14 newspaper articles from Janet added to various locations on
The Progression of HikaNation
01/14/2016-
01/17/2016
Additional 2015 HikaNation Reunion and Hike photos,
edited by Scott
Additional 2015 HikaNation Reunion and Hike photos
01/24/2016 added a brief synopsis "explaining" HikaNation to the
main page and The Progression of HikaNation
HikaNation &
The Progression of HikaNation
01/24/2016-
01/25/2016
added state coordinators names to each individual state page HikaNation
01/28/2016 Added to HikaNation Reflections:
"Walking Bob" Rowe and Bruce Ohlson.
Now includes: Toni, Kurt, Jerri, Ryan, Paula, Al, Stacey,
Lyle, Cindy, Tim G., Jeannie, John C., Don
HikaNation Reflections - 35 Years After the Hike
02/12/2016 revised HikaNation Related Links HikaNation Related Links
02/18/2016 added 2 more Crossing the Bay Bridge articles &
C&O Canal route itinerary
Bay Bridge Hike (2 articles) &
HikaNation Arrival--C&O Canal Segment
02/18/2016-
02/28/2016
added articles received from Paula Guerrein added to various locations on
The Progression of HikaNation
02/29/2016 Consolidated area for HikaNation Stories & Journals HikaNation Stories & Journals
03/01/2016 added misc photos received from Paula Guerrein Miscellaneous Photos
from Paula & Marce Guerrein
03/03/2016 added 4 videos from 2011 HikaNation Reunion, from Paula HikaNation on YouTube
03/10/2016 added HikaNation postcards HikaNation Postcards
"" added Stan Adamson to HikaNation Reflections HikaNation Reflections - 35 Years After the Hike
03/14/2016 added 3 more articles to The Progression of HikaNation:
-Hikers Needed to Hike Across the United States (August 1978)
-HikaNation Report by Jeannie Harmon (February 26, 1981)
-Exploring The Cross-Country Hike Route in California (August, 1979)
-Hikers Needed to Hike Across the United States
-HikaNation Report by Jeannie Harmon
-Exploring The Cross-Country Hike Route in California
"" added Phil Atkins canopy frame patent Philip A. Atkins Canopy Frame Patent
& Chicoan, Phil Atkins, Walking From Sea to Sea
"" added Kurt's Season Greetings cards Season's Greetings and Best Wishes
03/15/2016 HikaNation Memorabilia:
items from Kurt, Shirley, Toni, Tish, Scott,
Gomer, Janet, Ryan, Paula, William, Terry, Marsha
...will add to the page as more items are received
HikaNation Memorabilia
"" added Wayne Phillips obituary material from Facebook Wayne Phillips, 1925-1988
04/04/2016 ~190 HikaNation slides by Rex Halfpenny;
loaned by Terry Ernst for scanning
Rex Halfpenny's HikaNation photos
04/2016started adding newspaper articles, memos, photos, etc.,
from Bruce's 3 scrapbook albums:
scanned 4/1--4/5/2016;
added 4/15--5/4
added to various locations &
Bruce's HikaNation photos &
HikaNation Memorabilia
04/14/2016 added article to existing "ad" Hikers Needed to Hike Across the United States
04/14/2016 added clearer version of postponement announcement AHS Cross-Country Hike Postponed to 1980
05/02/2016-
05/03/2016
State maps from Bruce manipulated The United States HikaNation Route &
HikaNation combined maps &
added to all individual, state route pages
05/14/2016 Interviews with Jim Kern
by Paula Guerrein, April 2016
Interviews with Jim Kern
05/19/2016 added Tim's HikaNation slides Tim's HikaNation photos
05/20/2016 added Tim's slides from AHS 1981 Summer-Hikes,
retracing & revising some of the HikaNation route
Tim's AHS 1981 Summer-Hikes Photos
05/23/2016 added Billy Joe Taylor Tatum's obituary
& updated a webpage with her photos
HikaNation Hikers Obituaries
Hikers feast on wild food
05/24/2016 started adding newspaper articles, memos, etc.
from Tim's scrapbook and overflow materials box;
scanned 5/21 - 5/22; added 5/24 - 6/04
added to various locations
06/03/2016 Map manipulation, using maps from Bruce, Tim and "Butch" The United States HikaNation Route &
The D.C. Route &
HikaNation Comes to Washington
"" added Tim's HikaNation Gathering photos from
Doug's cookout in Michigan
August 12, 1990 ?
HikaNation Gathering photos from
Doug's cookout in Michigan
""added Tim's 10th Anniversary HikaNation Reunion photos
Cape Henlopen, Delaware
May 17 - 19, 1991
10th Anniversary HikaNation Reunion photos
06/04/2016 added Tim's Lake Hope photo
to Colorado state photos; photo by William Ewart
Lake Hope - August 20, 1980 - Day 131
06/06/2016 Started a campsite list;
one side for "official" campsites; one side for my campsites
Dropbox link to campsite list
07/14/2016 added Memorandum #14 Memorandum #14
"" revised Pre-Hike correspondence page with
Kern-to-William and Monty-to-William letters
monty-to-marce.html
"" revised with flag certificates to Washington, D.C. webpage Flag certificates
"" added 2012 Christmas newsletter to Marce's The Hikers page Marce Guerrein
07/16/2016 added Gudy Gaskill to obituary page HikaNation Hikers Obituaries
07/20/2016 added Memorandum, August 1981, from Nancy Miller Memorandum, August 1981
"" revised with additional Hollins College information HikaNation Celebration (1-year)
Hollins College
"" revised with more items from the packet including
"Route through San Francisco"
HikaNation Opening Weekend Registration Packet
"" revised with "Route through San Francisco" California Route Information
"" revised with another map and a schedule for 5/27 Delaware itinerary
"" revised with a postcard to existing page The High Rock Hilton
"" revised with a letter from Camp Trails Suppliers & Supporters of HikaNation
"" added a link to 100k Hike Information 100k Hike Information
08/18/2016 revised with larger photos and links to "HikaNation
search engine results" on each individual hiker's page
The Hikers
08/19/2016-
09/03/2016


10/2016
added 50+ hikers to the existing 30+ hikers
(1st 9 rows were done in early 2000's with just my photos available;
rest of the page utilizes other peoples' photos also)

added another 20+ hikers in October 2016
The Hikers
09/18/2016 added links to John Olmsted's HikaNation films,
recently digitized
HikaNation Films by John Olmsted
09/21/2016 added "Student explores country on foot" Student explores country on foot
09/22/2016 added "Wanted poster" to Toni's The Hikers page Toni Martinazzi
" revised "Hikers cross nation to Capitol" with
photo-and-Facebook-comments from Gomer
Hikers cross nation to Capitol
" Added watercolors by Gudy Gaskill
to Gudy's and Marce's The Hikers pages
Gudy Gaskill
Marce Guerrein
" added a post-HikaNation photo of Paula
atop Katahdin, in Maine
Paula Guerrein
" added top photo to John Olmsted's The Hikers page
and to his film page (and a few other revisions)
John Olmsted
HikaNation Films by John Olmsted
" added Steering Committee list HikaNation Steering Committees
09/26/2016 started HikaNation Organizers HikaNation Organizers
10/12/2016 summarized John Olmsted's HikaNation films (10/1-10/12),
added comments from John Olmsted (10/15/2016)
and revised the index of the films (10/15/2016)
HikaNation Films by John Olmsted
10/16/2016 added Jack Ingram, Kurt Guerrein, Dennis Wong
to The Hikers
Jack Ingram, Kurt Guerrein, Dennis Wong
10/22/2016 started processing American Hiking Society's materials:
John Stout's 2 scrapbooks and misc materials,
AHS (or Postum's) scrapbook
added to various locations
12/06/2016 started processing articles received from Jim Kern added to various locations
01/02/2017 added/moved Randy's Cumberland Falls
HikaNation reunion photos from his archives page
to the May 2000 reunion pages
HikaNation Reunion - May 2000
Cumberland Falls, Kentucky
" added "Sojourner finds new lease on her life"
(Toni Martinazzi)
Sojourner finds new lease on her life
" Stacey Waring arranged a surprise birthday gathering near
the Shenandoah National Park for Cindy Burke's 60th on the
30th of December, 2016. The photos at the bottom of this page
are from the dinner out on New Years Eve.
Cindy's 60th on the 30th
01/07/2017 added Jim Rawlings to The Hikers Jim Rawlings
01/14/2017 The Father of the American Discovery Trail The Father of the American Discovery Trail
"" Previous Hiking Experience Survey Previous Hiking Experience Survey
03/08/2017 added a photo of John Olmsted by Gomer Pyles
to various pages
The Hikers -- John Olmsted &
HikaNation Films by John Olmsted &
Across the United States with HikaNation
Film Information by John Olmsted
03/17/2017 started webpage for 2020 reunion planning HikaNation - 40th Anniversary Planning Progress
April 2020 -- St. Augustine, Florida
03/17/2017 added "Paula and Jim - HikaNation Reunion" video HikaNation - 40th Anniversary Planning Progress
April 2020 -- St. Augustine, Florida
03/22/2017 added "A Handshake Across America" video
(Paula Guerrein and Jim Kern discuss Marce and HikaNation)
Marce Guerrein
04/27/2017 Short video of Joe Shute, after HikaNation,
in the White Mountains--1994 (donated by Shirley Hearn)
Joe Shute (video at bottom of page)
04/29/2017 added links to various ADT articles and youtube videos HikaNation - The Father of
the American Discovery Trail
05/13/2017 added HikaNation journal entries from Marce Guerrein
to the John Olmsted film page
  1. Cathedral Gorge, Nevada, June 13,1980
  2. Continental Divide, Colorado, August 31,1980
  3. Strawberry, California, May 2, 1980
  4. Epworth, Illinois, January 21, 1981
  5. Appalachian Trail, Virginia, April 30, 1981
06/22/2017 added "Hike With Us" banner and photos from
Gloria Allen & Kimberly Allen Capps
Kimberly Allen Capps' HikaNation photos
06/27/2017 added Kimberly Allen Capps and
Roger & Gloria Allen to The Hikers
Kimberly Allen Capps
Roger & Gloria Allen
07/30/2017 added cd-photos received from Jim Lambert Jim Lambert's HikaNation photos
08/01/2017 added to the HikaNation main page: link and photos of
Rich Warnick's interactive map of the Utah route
HikaNation
08/09/2017 added Cindy's & Janet's photos from the 2017 BBQ-Reunion Doug & Janet's HikaNation BBQ-Reunion
10/01/2017 created a consolidated list of previously added
HikaNation articles from Backpacker magazine
Backpacker magazine's HikaNation articles
10/02/2017 created a consolidated list of previously added memos,
newsletters, etc. from the American Hiking Society and
related organizations
American Hiking Society
Memos, Newsletters, etc.
10/23/2017 Interviews with William Kemsley, Jr.
by Paula Guerrein, October 2017
October 2017 Interviews
with Bill Kemsley by Paula Guerrein
10/25/2017 started adding memos, letters, etc. from Gudy Gaskill added to various locations

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