Pins, patches, and some books and maps related to the Trail network are available at many bookstores within various National Park Service visitor centers in the Trail corridor, as well as from Eastern National, the Trail Office cooperating association, through http://www.eparks.com/store/ and by calling 1-877-NAT-PARK. Some items are also available at the Harper's Ferry Historical Association bookstore, from http://www.harpersferryhistory.org/ and by calling 304-535-6881; and from the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club at www.potomacappalachian.org.
Did You Know?
Clara Barton is probably the most famous American nurse who was never a real nurse. She cared for wounded soldiers in the Civil War and as President of the American Red Cross she organized over 18 relief efforts, but she was a former school teacher and government clerk.