Tag Archives: Grandma Gatewood

Review of Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story (DVD)

I just received my copy of the new DVD put out by Grandma Gatewood’s family in collaboration with a grant from the Ohio Historical Society’s History Fund.  Nominated for an Emmy, the 50 minute video explores Emma Gatewood’s 1955 solo … Continue reading

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The Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog

Originally posted on Grandma (Emma) Gatewood:
We were pleasantly surprised and pleased to see that a story about Emma Gatewood and a clip from our project were on the Smoky Mountain Blog here is an excerpt: Who was Grandma Gatewood?…

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My Book Review- Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery My rating: 5 of 5 stars Grandma Gatewood broke the mold. The first woman to solo thru-hike the AT in 1955, she went … Continue reading

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