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Nelson County gets Appalachian Trail designation

Sunday - 9/23/2012, 1:24pm  ET

LOVINGSTON, Va. - Nelson County is planning an October ceremony to mark its designation as an Appalachian Trail Community.

The designation is part of a program from the non-profit group responsible for management and protection of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The program recognizes communities for their part in promoting awareness of the trail as an important local and national asset.

The Daily Progress ( http://bit.ly/PUU9or) says the designation ceremony will be held Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Nelson Center in Lovingston.

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Information from: The Daily Progress, http://www.dailyprogress.com


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