Guide to the Southern Ohio Hiking Trip Photograph Album

Summary Information

Title: Southern Ohio Hiking Trip Photograph Album
Collection: AC.336
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 medium flat box)

A photograph album detailing the trip of three young men through the Hocking Hills of southern Ohio in August 1916. Locations include Enterprise, Wild Cat Hollow, Little Rocky Fork, Conkle's Hollow, Sand Cave, Old Man's Cave, Queer Creek, Cedar Falls, Ash Cave, Crane Hollow, Adelphi, Applethorpe, Hallsville, Swamp Road, Mount Logan, Chillicothe, Paint Creek Road, Bainbridge, Rainsboro, Dallas Boston, Hillsboro, Blanchester, Middleboro, Fort Ancient, Lebanon, Shaker Village, and Monroe.

Creator: Unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

The Hocking Hills are a section of the Allegheny Plateau extending across southeastern Ohio. Geologically the area is formed of sandstone producing a topography consisting of cliffs, gorges, rock shelters, and waterfalls.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one photograph album consisting of 112 small black and white snapshots which chronicle a hike across southern Ohio by three young men in August 1916. Most of the photographs include captions detailing the place or area visited along with the dates.


This is a one item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The collection was purchased from L and T Respess in 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Trevor McKenzie, August 2016.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.336: Southern Ohio Hiking Trip Photograph Album, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608.