Gertrude Benham

Gertrude Benham (1867 – 1938) DJ Name: Ben(d and snap)ham  Before Emmy left Virginia, she wanted to cross one thing off her bucket list: hike Old Rag, a big beautiful peak amid the Blue Ridge Mountains. She enlisted Camille to join her on her journey, and the two set off up Old Rag with Bodo’sContinue reading “Gertrude Benham”

Emma Rowena Gatewood

Emma Rowena Gatewood (1887-1973) DJ Name: Grammy the G  One fateful day, Emma Gatewood told her eleven children that she was going for a walk. What they didn’t know was that this so-called “walk” was the start to Emma’s solo adventure and eventual completion of the entire Appalachian Trail. Spanning roughly 2,190 miles from GeorgiaContinue reading “Emma Rowena Gatewood”