60th Anniversary of Grandma Gatewood’s walk

8 May
This May will mark the 60th Anniversary of Grandma Emma Gatewood’s record-setting walk on the Appalachian Trail. Before her 1955 hike, no woman had ever hiked the 2,050 miles from Georgia to Maine by herself! Celebrate this milestone with us — get yourcommemorative T-shirt or hand-made Infinity Scarf with any donation of $20 or more made before June 15, 2015!

All shirts are custom made.  Scarves are hand-made by Elyria artist Tracy Rue.  Scarves and Shrits will be mailed out after July 15, 2015.  

T-shirt text — “Most people are pantywaists.  Exercise is good for you.” — is on front side; back side is blank.  Shirt is light green w/black ink.

Scarves are available in three color combinations especially chosen in honor of Emma Gatewood’s love of the outdoors.  Choose your favorite!

Order on-line with a credit card or your paypal account send a check using this convenientdownloadable form.


Our documentary about Emma, TRAIL MAGIC, will premier on Friday, May 29, 2015 atTrueNorth Cultural Arts; 4530 Colorado Avenue; Sheffield Village, Ohio 44054.  There will also be a special presentation of our storytelling program, GRANDMA GATEWOOD: OHIO’S LEGENDARY HIKER on Thursday, May 28.

Tickets for both events are available online or by calling TrueNorth at  (440) 949-5200 X 221We hope we’ll see you there!

The Trail Magic weekend is sponsored by the National Storytelling Network, The Ohio History Fund, the Parkhurst Brothers, Inc. and donors like you!

Eden Valley is a not-for-profit company under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.  All donations are tax-deductible.  Thank you for your support!


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