Monday, September 03, 2012

People are still walking in her footsteps

Here is an interesting article about a group of modern women climbing Mount Katahdin, following Elizabeth Oakes Smith's journey. The author mentions how far Smith traveled and names another Victorian woman who got further, and ultimately, was credited as the first woman climber there.

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Welcome to my writer's blog, started about six years ago for fun. Over time, the writing I have posted has ranged from personal reflection, to Long Island history research, to tall tales for my own amusement, to feature articles for local newspapers. As you can see from topics listed here, I travel in many mental directions in regard to interests. Click on the tabs and labels to explore my strange mind which senses that you may be having a criss-cross day. If so, perhaps this blog will distract you. However, please note that if you tell me my blog is beautiful just to get me to advertise rhinoplasty surgery and cheap drugs from Canada in your comment, I will ask the gods to give you a tail that cannot be concealed.


Loren Christie

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