Talk about historic Stratton fire tower
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Wardsboro- Jeanne and Hugh Joudry will present their living history about the Stratton Mountain fire tower. They have lived at the summit of Stratton as fire lookouts during the late 1960s and 1970s and as summit caretakers for the Green Mountain Club since 1996.

All are invited to a visual presentation of the Joudrys’ historic photos and personal history of the site. There has been a fire tower on Stratton since 1914 as well as being the site of inspiration for both the Long Trail in Vermont and as the birthplace of the famed Appalachian Trail, which runs from Georgia to Maine.

The presentation will include the history of the local Stratton Mountain Club, which built the first hiking trail and tower on Stratton, as well as the forest they have watched over and protected for so many years, right up to the present time.

The talk will be held on Sunday, October 22, at 3 pm at the Wardsboro Public Library, 170 Main Street. For information call (802) 896-6988.
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