West Virginia logo
( May 7th, 1981 to May 9th, 1981 )

The route for West Virginia
passed through or near:
Reese Lukei, Jr. was the West Virginia Coordinator for HikaNation.
Ed Garvey was the Harpers Ferry Coordinator.

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forestWest Virginia forestry
May 7, 1981 -- Day 391




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river?? River
May 7, 1981 -- Day 391




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bolivan heightsBolivar Heights
May 7, 1981 -- Day 391

Coast-to-Coast Hikers Ending Year's Walk
by Jay Votel, The Evening Journal



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tentsBolivar Heights campsite
May 8, 1981 -- Day 392

Last rest day before reaching Harpers Ferry and Washington, D.C.


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kermitKermit the frog
May 8, 1981 -- Day 392

Kermit the frog and "the unknown hiker"


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pete and benCanadian Pete and Ben
May 8, 1981 -- Day 392




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meetingHarpers Ferry ceremonies
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393

Harpers Ferry is the headquarters of the Appalachian Trail Conference, and some sort of ceremonies went on here, along with a luncheon?? (what a memory, ehh??)

Harpers Ferry ceremonies brochure


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howardHoward waiting in line for something
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393




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robRob relaxing before or after the ceremonies
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393


A 14-year-old cross-country hiker's journal:
many peaks and valleys
by Alan Cline, S.F. Sunday Examiner & Chronicle



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the groupHikaNation
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393

400-day trek near the finish line
by AP--World/Nation



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paradeHarpers Ferry
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393

En masse exodus after the Harpers Ferry ceremonies, clogging the streets of Harpers Ferry.

Chicoan, Phil Atkins, Walking From Sea to Sea
by Laura Urseny, E-R Staff Writer



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rr bridgeRailroad Bridge
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393

Need an audio here from the movie Stand By Me:
TRAAAAAAIIIIIIIN !!!

36, more or less, complete last lap of 13-month trek
by Appalachian Trailway News



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warningWarning sign
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393

Tish is thinking: "Either we obtained a special clearance to hike across this bridge, or the sign is out-of-date."


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WVa--Md borderWest Virginia -- Maryland border crossing
May 9, 1981 -- Day 393

John Mills and William Ewart


....on to Maryland


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