Grandma Gatewood: Ohio's Legendary Hiker - N.R. Branch
Date: Sunday, January 20, 2013
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Produced by Eden Valley Enterprises and performed by Bette Lou Higgins, this is the story of Emma Gatewood who, in 1955 at the age of 67 and after raising 11 children, became the first woman to ever thru-hike the entire Appalachian Trail solo. Before she died in 1973 she had hiked the trail several times as well as completed hikes in other states. Cosponsored by The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. For more information, call the North Ridgeville Branch Library at 440-327-8326.
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