Newsletters

The American Discovery Trail Society publishes a quarterly newsletter which is mailed to all ADTS members – join the ADTS Today! The newsletter editor is Laurel Ibbotson Foot, she is always looking for material, if you have an idea for a newsletter item, article or story please let her know at happifeet@msn.com.

  • Fall 2023
    • American Discovery Trail Challenge Recap
    • Progress with National Park Service Leaders?
    • Public Outreach in Colorado
    • State Coordinators Needed!
  • Summer 2023
    • Council Grove, Kansas Feature
    • New Advisory Council
    • International Trails Summit
  • Spring 2023
    • Bay To Breakers Run – on the ADT!
    • Delaware Update
    • Trail Partnerships
    • USFS Installing ADT Signs in Colorado
    • Reese Lukei’s Early Work on the ADT – 250,000 air miles.
    • We’re On the Map – Quite a few of them
    • Trail Volunteers in Illinois
    • “Mustang Rider” Finishes Trail
    • Discovery Trail Legislation
    • The ADT Trail Challenge – June 3rd
  • Winter 2022-2023
    • American Discovery Symphony
    • Happifeet Award
    • Buckeye Trail Maintenance
    • New Board Member
    • Donor List
    • Camp Hale – Continental Divide National Monument
    • Legislation Update
    • Maryland – Holiday Crab Basket Trees
  • Autumn 2022
    • Greenland Gap, WV
    • Iowa Prairie Path Sign
    • Colorado National Forest Signage
    • ADTS Membership Meeting – Oct 22
    • John O’Dell Memorial
    • Get Outdoors Colorado
    • National Discovery Trails Act
  • Summer 2022
    • Legislation Progress
    • Hoosier SIgnage
    • Eastern ADT Video
    • Lacrosse, on the ADT?
    • Colorado State Parks
    • Annual Membership Meeting Date
  • Spring 2022
    • Santa Fe Trail – 200 Years
    • New Year in California
    • Legislation
    • Section Hiking the Trail
    • Mountain Lions!
    • In Memoriam: Don Burrell
  • Winter 2021-2022
    • Signage in California, Nevada and Colorado
    • Happifeet Award – Steven Hill
    • Volunteer Edgar Parker
    • Trail relocations in Ohio & Illinois
    • List of donors
    • Winter Hiking in Colorado
    • Section Hiking the Trail, part 2
    • Mustang Discovery Ride
  • Autumn 2021
    • Flint Hills Trail
    • Delaware State Coordinator
    • Signs on the C&O Canal
    • ADTS Membership Meeting
    • Section Hiking the Trail
    • ADT Legislation
  • Summer 2021
    • 30 Year Anniversary
    • Donate Your Vehicle
    • Signage Update
    • User Recognition Program
    • Small Discoveries
  • Winter 2020
    • Native American history along the ADT
    • Nevada Reroute
    • Donor Thanks
    • Happifeet Award
    • New Southern Illinois Coordinator
    • ADT Books
    • Dark Island Trail, Nebraska
  • Autumn 2020
    • American Discovery Trail in the movies
    • Gateway Arch signs
    • Mount Diablo signs
    • Iowa signs
    • Database technology update
    • Printable merchandise form
    • John Fazel – thank you!
    • History along the trail – West Virginia
  • Summer 2020
    • American Discovery Trail 20th Anniversary
    • New Ohio & Kentucky Coordinator
    • Maryland Committee Formed
    • California Grant For Signage
    • Serpent Pound Impact Crater
    • Denton Maryland Recognizes ADT
    • Cedar Rapids Bridge Plans
  • Spring 2020
    • Traveling Missouri’s Katy Trail
    • New Delaware Coordinator
    • West to East TBT update
    • Ed Parker – Broadneck Trail
    • Women on the Trail
  • Winter 2019
    • Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ADT Mural
    • Donor List – Thank you!
    • New Nevada Coordinator
    • Sharon Weekley receives Happifeet Award
    • Colorado Signage success
    • Signage update
    • Oldtown Toll Bridge
  • Autumn 2019
    • Ghosts on the North Bend Rail Trail?
    • Remembering Darwin Hindman
    • Getting the word out – Steven Hill
    • The National Trails System
    • Bears!
    • The Trail Artist
  • Summer 2019
    • US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
    • Pennsy Greenway Trail, Indiana
    • Trails Improve Your Health!
    • New Missouri Coordinator
    • Hikanation A.T. museum exhibition
    • Keoni Smith – after the ADT
    • Lightning Advice
  • Spring 2019
    • MainStrasse Village, Kentucky
    • New website
    • ADT Signage legislation
    • Happifeet Award
    • Printed maps discussion
    • New signs and maps in Colorado
    • Virtual ADT travel in Nebraska
    • North Platte, Nebraska, Heart of America
  • Winter 2018-19
    • Northwest Indiana feature
    • Bend Rail Trail news
    • New Colorado coordinator
    • Flint Hill news
    • The ADTS donor list
    • Packing Across America by Roger Ditmer
    • ADT signage bill update
    • Interview with Colleen Davis and her dog Jacob
  • Autumn 2018
    • Fort de Chartres , feature article by Jim Shaner
    • News from Maryland, Kansas, D.C. and Illinois
    • “So You’re Thinking of Walking Across America” by Roger Ditmer
    • New business partner, Herbal Emporium, Herington Kansas
    • In Memory of Dale James Ryan, by Ted Oxborrow
    • Feature on Heike and Pascal, ADT hikers from Austria
  • Summer 2018
    • Kansas and Missouri feature article
    • Quad City Connection, news from Illinois
    • Interview with Mary Davison, the “Medicare Pastor”
    • New business partner, The Lark Group
    • Update on Hikers and Events along the trail
    • Article on ADT signs along the trail

Older newsletters will be added as time allows.