Sunday, April 17, 2011

First Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet to be Held on June 17

The first inductees to the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame will announced on Friday evening, June 17, at Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania.

Hikers and hiking enthusiasts nationwide will gather at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, for the first Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame banquet. The highlight of the banquet will be the induction of the first class of Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame honorees.

The cost of the banquet is $30 for museum members and $40 for others. Cumberland County Commissioner and avid hiker Rick Rovegno will emcee, and entertainment will be provided by popular storyteller Pennsylvania Jack.

Tickets may be purchased online at or by sending a check to:

Appalachian Trail Museum
1120 Pine Grove Road
Gardners, PA 17324

Questions about the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet may be sent to

Allenberry has reserved a block of rooms for banquet attendees. For more information on Allenberry and to reserve a room, call 1-800-430-5468 or (717) 258-3211 , or go to

About the Appalachian Trail Museum Society 
The Appalachian Trail Museum Society, a 501-C-3 not-for-profit organization formed in 2002, organizes programs, exhibits, volunteers and fundraising nationwide for the Appalachian Trail Museum.  The museum opened on June 5, 2010, as a tribute to the thousands of men, women and families who have hiked and maintained the 2,181 mile long hiking trail that passes through 14 states from Maine to Georgia. Located in the Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pennsylvania, the museum is conveniently near Carlisle, Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.  Additional information is available at   

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