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Community News For The Manchester Edition

Community News For The Manchester Edition

Hiking The Appalachian Trail Presentation

MANCHESTER — Sam Ducharme will present a program about his trek across the Appalachian Trail on Wednesday, June 22, at 6:30 p.m., at the Whiton Auditorium, 100 North Main St. In March last year, Sam Ducharme set out on a 2,180 mile, 14-state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Mt. Katahdin, Maine. During his six-month journey he documented the rugged beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the wildlife, the hardships encountered on the trail, as well as the people, culture and humanity at its finest. Ducharme is a retired K9 officer and an avid outdoorsman who decided to buy a backpack and a plane ticket to Georgia....