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Schedule and Mailing Information

Updated 9/4/98. The columns are explained below the table.

Location Last Date
to Mail
Current ETA Bus Train
Amicalola Falls State Park, GA --- ARR March 5    
Walasi-Yi Center
9710 Gainesville Highway
Blairsville, GA 30512
--- ARR March 8    
Fontana Dam, NC 28733 --- ARR March 23    
Hot Springs, NC 28743 --- ARR April 1    
Roan Mountain, TN 37622 --- ARR April 13    
Damascus, VA 24236 --- ARR April 18    
Atkins, VA 24311 --- ARR April 25    
Pearisburg, VA 24134 --- ARR May 2    
Troutville, VA 24175 --- ARR May 7    
Waynesboro, VA 22980 --- ARR May 15 X  
Front Royal, VA 22630 --- ARR May 22    
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 --- ARR May 26   X
Duncannon, PA 17020 --- ARR June 4    
Port Clinton, PA 19549 --- ARR June 8 X  
Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327 --- ARR June 14 X  
Bear Mountain, NY 10911 --- ARR June 25 X  
Kent, CT 06757 --- ARR June 29 X  
Cheshire, MA 01225 --- ARR July 7    
Hanover, NH 03755 --- ARR July 17 X  
Mt. Washington, NH 03589 --- ARR August 12    
Rangeley, ME 04970 --- ARR August 21    
Monson, ME 04464 --- ARR August 27    
Katahdin Summit --- ARR September 5, 12:30 PM    

If you so desire, mail letters and packages as follows:

Karl Voskuil
"Hold for Appalachian Trail thru-hiker"
c/o General Delivery
Town, State ZIP CODE

The ETA (estimated time of arrival) is the date that I expect to be picking up mail at the location listed. Since this is a very rough schedule, plan to have your letters or packages arrive a few days before I do; the postmaster will hold the delivery for thirty days after it arrives. Make sure you mail before the date listed in the column marked "last date to mail" ­ if you send it by this date, I should get it. (ARR indicates actual arrival date.)

The "Bus" column shows towns that I know have a bus station. The others might also have stations, but these are the towns that Greyhound serves. Actually, these towns don't actually have a Greyhound station, but if you call Greyhound at 1-800-231-2222, they will give you the number to call for the local bus line, that you can then hook up with Greyhound.

The "Train" column: I really didn't do much research here, but I checked the Amtrak web site and found an Amtrak station in Harper's Ferry, WV. Other than that, I don't know ­ there might be more stations that I don't know about.

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