Tags: Pathways

Santa Fe NHT: 2018 Highlights

Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) OUTREACH SFTA chapters installed new interpretive wayside exhibits at trail related sites in their areas. Completed signage showing where the Santa Fe NHT crossed current roadways in Osage, Wabaunsee, Lyon, and Morris counties in eastern Kansas. Began work on four…

Pony Express NHT: 2018 Highlights

National Pony Express Association (NPEA) OUTREACH NPEA conducted its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from Old Sacramento, CA to St. Joseph, MO in June 2018. The re-ride took ten days to complete traveling by horseback 24 hours a day. About 900 riders and…

Overmountain Victory NHT: 2018 Highlights

Overmountain Victory Trail Association (OVTA) OUTREACH OVTA, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), provided programing for 50,000 members of the public in 2018 along the 330 mile trail corridor. Of those, approximately 75 percent were school students. The trail corridor passes through the…

Oregon and California NHTs: 2018 Highlights

Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) OUTREACH Developed a new website and brochure program. The website makes it easier for volunteers to report their hours, mileage, and unreimbursed expenses, and also incorporates interactive trail maps of the Cherokee Trail in Colorado and the Southern Routes. The 68,000…

Old Spanish NHT: 2018 Highlights

Old Spanish Trail Association (OSTA) OUTREACH The Mojave Chapter hosted its annual Old Spanish Trail Day October 5-7, 2018. Attended the PNTS training conference in Vancouver, WA, with representation from six OSTA board members and two staff. A 12-year effort, led by ex-Armijo Chapter president…

Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) NHT: 2018 Highlights

Nez Perce Trail Foundation (NPTF) OUTREACH Held a scholarship award program for outstanding Native American students. Continued raising funds for a planned outdoor basketball court to be built on the Tamkaliks Powwow Grounds in Wallowa, OR. Organized the 2018 Nez Perce Summer Education Trail Tour…

Mormon Pioneer NHT: 2018 Highlights

Mormon Trails Association OUTREACH In October, a 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act event was held at Richardson’s Point, IA, which included the dedication of new signs that mark this important location along the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail. Richardson’s Point was where…

Lewis and Clark NHT: 2018 Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) OUTREACH LCTHF proceeded with its administrative history to commemorate its 50th anniversary. LCTHF awarded small-scale ($500 to $1,000) education grants and supported National History Day with $1,000 prizes in the junior and senior high awards categories. LCTHF initiated…

Juan Bautista de Anza NHT: 2018 Highlights

Anza Trail Foundation (ATF) and Partners OUTREACH Used the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System to reflect on the effects of the Anza Expedition and future opportunities to engage new and underserved communities. ATF board member Beverly Lane prepared an exhibit, “Native Peoples and…

Iditarod NHT: 2018 Highlights

Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance (IHTA) OUTREACH Hired a summer intern with a PNTS grant for the 40th anniversary of the Iditarod National Historic Trail (INHT) and the 50th anniversary of the National Trail System Act to develop social media posts about the historic trail. More…