Monday, October 31, 2011

Duncannon's application accepted! Borough achieves A.T. Community designation

In news that comes as no surprise, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Partnership Committee had their meeting this last weekend and voted to officially designate Duncannon as an Appalachian Trail Community!!  The designation celebration and signing of the official proclamation is currently scheduled for June 2nd, 2012 (on National Trails Day).
This decision was based on the strength of Duncannon's application submitted this past August outlining many of the Borough and community support of the Appalachian Trail and those who use it over the years - including Susquenita School District's participation in Trail to Every Classroom, hosting the annual Billville Hiker Feed, the Borough's passing of a land use ordinance to protect the character of the trail corridor, planning for Apple Tree AlleyWalk and many other examples.  For more information visit the A.T. Community Planning page.

The next A.T. Community Committee meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 14th at 6pm at the Borough Office on N. High St. to discuss event planning and other actions the Committee can take going forward.  If interested in attending please contact Mary Parry ( or Kim McKee (