Grand History Trail

York Dispatch highlights Grand History Trail

The Grand History Trail is gaining some more momentum. The York Dispatch recently posted an article about the Grand History Trail. Here’s an excerpt: “It would be a 250-mile loop, a giant, vaguely ovoid route connecting some of the most historical landmarks in the mid-Atlantic region. The Grand History Trail would run from York City to Gettysburg to Frederick, Maryland,…

Ride planned to raise awareness about Grand History Trail

The York Daily Record recently reported on the bike ride supporters of the Grand History Trail and I are planning in September. Leaving the Colonial Court House in York at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5, riders will go 60 miles a day through Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. to raise awareness about the proposed trail. Read more about it here. There’s also…

Representative Schreiber is Moving Forward with the GHT Commission

The Grand History Trail Commission looks like it is going to become a reality.  Thanks, Representative Schreiber!  Here is the introductory letter to potential members:   February 17, 2015   Rep. Kevin  Schreiber 101 S George St York, PA 17401   Dear Rep. Schreiber ,   My name is Kevin Schreiber and I am the state representative for the 95th…

Great Meeting with Rails to Trails Conservancy

This past Wednesday, Feb. 11th, I had a terrific meeting in Washington D.C. with staff from the Rails to Trails Conservancy.  Kelly Pack, National Director of Trail Development and Jim Brown, Manager of Trail Development, and me talked over ways to further develop interest in completing the Grand History Trail.   We came up with a list of activities for…

Adams County Does It Again!

Residents of Adams County came together yesterday to start planning a portion of the Grand History Trail leading south from Gettysburg to Emittsburg Maryland.  The event was sponsored by Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian Inc. (HABPI).  The group included County Commissioners, Adams County Economic Planners, individuals from the Gettysburg Battlefield National Park, members of HABPI, national and regional representatives from the Rails…

Adams County Moving Forward with Great Community Involvement and Vision

  Here’s a letter Tom Jolin, of Board Member and Inner Loop Coordinator for Healthy Adams Bicycle/Pedestrian Inc. and Dennis Hickethier, President of Healthy Adams recently sent to stakeholders in the Grand History Trail that offers a great overview of plans and projections for the project so far: “Dear Friends, Thank you for your interest in the Grand History Trail…

Frederick News-Post also Mentions the Gettysburg Summit

There’s was a Grand History Trail mention in the Frederick News-Post on Nov. 16. Here’s an excerpt: “When people speak of bicycle trails, benefits that normally come to mind are health, quality of life, history and environmental stewardship. But to many trail side communities, a strong economic impact has also been a tremendous attribute. Over 30 community leaders gathered on…