Appalachian Trail and Bears Den

Appalachian Trail and Bears Den (HM4K)

Location: Bluemont, VA 20135 Clarke County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 6.944', W 77° 51.155'

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This 2,100-mile-long hiking path passes through 14 states from Mount Katahdin, Me., to Springer Mountain, Ga., along the ridges of the Appalachian Mountains. Conceived in 1921 by Benton MacKaye, the trail was completed in 1937. It was designated a National Scenic Trail in 1968. One half mile to the south along the trail is Bears Den, a unique rock formation. The nearby stone mansion of the same name, constructed in 1933, is one of several summerhouses built along the Blue Ridge for wealthy Washingtonians between 1880 and 1940. It has been a hostel and lodge since 1986.
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HM NumberHM4K
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Marker NumberT 13
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historical Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:43am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253371 N 4333494
Decimal Degrees39.11573333, -77.85258333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.944', W 77° 51.155'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 56.64" N, 77° 51' 9.30" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131-199 Appalachian Trail, Bluemont VA 20135, US
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