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Monthly Meetings : 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm CT, Barfield-Crescent Park's Wilderness Station, 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Greeter Falls - Tom Hartvigsen

Fourteen people attended the July 31 hike at Greeter Falls in Altamont led by Tennessee State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath.  They are from left to right, front row:  Randy Hedgepath, Tennessee State Naturalist; Robert McCarthy, Nashville; Carolyn Fitz and Carol Sampson, Sewanee. Second row:  Ruth Wells, Tullahoma; Pidge Cash, Murfreesboro; Linda Hudson, Manchester; Peggy Nunley and Joan Hartvigsen, Winchester; Faith Bennett, Murfreesboro; John  Bordley, Sewanee; Sidney Sexton, Huntsville; Drew Sampson, Sewanee. Not pictured:  Tom Hartvigsen, Winchester.  Randy Hedgepath spoke to the group about the history and geology of the Greeter Falls area and pointed out many types of trees, wildflowers, mushrooms, and birds.  In addition to the nature hike, the folks enjoyed a swim in the cool waters of the spring fed Blue Swimming Hole.  The outing was sponsored by the Highland Rim Tennessee Trails Association and was opened to the public.

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