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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…

Hanover Evening Sun Comments on the Grand History Trail in Adams County

Thank you Jennifer Wentz for a great story she wrote for the Hanover Evening Sun about the possible activities to complete the Grand History Trail in Adams County. Here’s an excerpt: “It started with a map sketched on a napkin about 10 years ago. Don Gogniat, a past board member of the York County Rail Trail Authority, and Gwen Loose, the…