Long Trail

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Built from 1912 to 1930, this 272-mile-long hiking trail is famous for its disappearances. Between 1945 and 1950, four people disappeared, and only one of their bodies was ever found. One of those who disappeared without a trace was Bennington College sophomore Paula Jean Welden, who set out on during the afternoon on December 1, 1946, for a day hike.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Long Trail
East of Bennington, VT
United States

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GPS:
42.88460437918292, -73.11528504285275
County:
Bennington County, Vermont
Nearest Towns:
Bennington, VT (4.1 mi.)
Old Bennington, VT (5.0 mi.)
South Shaftsbury, VT (6.4 mi.)
North Bennington, VT (7.2 mi.)
Readsboro, VT (11.5 mi.)
Hoosick Falls, NY (12.0 mi.)
Wilmington, VT (12.4 mi.)
North Adams, MA (12.7 mi.)
Williamstown, MA (12.7 mi.)
Arlington, VT (13.3 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Trail

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