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Page Co., Luray named Appalachian Trail Community

Monday - 5/13/2013, 1:04pm  ET

LURAY, Va. (AP) -- Page County and Luray are being recognized for promoting awareness of the Appalachian Trail.

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has designated the county and the town as an Appalachian Trail Community. The nonprofit group is responsible for managing and protecting the trail.

The Daily News-Record reports that the conservancy, the National Park Service, hikers and local officials marked the designation during a ceremony Saturday in Luray.


Information from: Daily News-Record,

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