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T0nZqoqgqhn4nLGwsm6v3wUkQ95IDhBEDXXN6h7Pdx0,QhMZhf The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. hosted a “Hike Through History” event to celebrate National Trails Day®. The event started at Plano’s Interurban Railway Museum and included a 2.3 mile hike through historic downtown Plano, Plano’s Old City Cemetery, parts of Plano’s historic Douglass Community and more.

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® brought together outdoor enthusiasts across the country on Saturday, June 6, 2015, for the 23rd annual celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers. More than 2,000 nationwide events took place including trail maintenance, hiking, paddling, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, running, trail celebrations and more.

The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. hosted a “Hike Through History” event to celebrate National Trails Day®. The event started at Plano’s Interurban Railway Museum and included a 2.3 mile hike through historic downtown Plano, Plano’s Old City Cemetery, parts of Plano’s historic Douglass Community and more.

“More than 100 guests joined us for our “Hike Through History” as we walked through historically significant areas of downtown Plano and the surrounding neighborhood,” said The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. Co-Director Jeffrey Campbell of McKinney.

A long-standing celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers, National Trails Day® (NTD) is celebrated in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

For more information about the “Hike Through History” event, please call 972.941.2117, visit www.planoconservancy.org or email jcampbell@planoconservancy.org

About The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc:
The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc., a Texas corporation 501 (c)(3) non-profit, is an organization dedicated to promote civic pride in the past, to increase preservation awareness through education and public outreach, and to provide financial assistance to protect and preserve our heritage resources for this and future generations. For more information, please visit www.planoconservancy.org or call 972-941-2117.

About National Trails Day:
American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is a nationally recognized trail awareness program that occurs annually on the first Saturday of June and inspires the public to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities, clinics, and trail stewardship projects.  National Trails Day® is a registered trademark of American Hiking Society.

About the American Hiking Society:
Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national, recreation-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, their surrounding natural areas and the hiking experience.  To learn more about American Hiking Society and its mission and programs, visit www.AmericanHiking.org or call (301) 565-6704.

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