"A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step."

"A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step." (HM2814)

Location: Charles Town, WV 25414 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.388', W 77° 43.835'

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"A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step." Lao Tzu

The stone steps to your left are part of the Appalachian Trail - a 2,200-mile footpath from Georgia to Maine. Climb the steps to some of the most scenic views in Harpers Ferry. Walk 300 yards to Jefferson Rock for a view that Thomas Jefferson described as "worth a voyage across the Atlantic."

Take a side trail to Lockwood House, Storer College, and the Appalachian Trail Visitor Center. Or keep walking 1,000 miles south to Springer Mountain, Georgia.

Begin your journey here.
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HM NumberHM2814
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Placed ByAppalachian Trail Conservancy - National Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264615 N 4356191
Decimal Degrees39.32313333, -77.73058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.388', W 77° 43.835'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 23.28" N, 77° 43' 50.1" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31 High St, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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