Monson Historical Society

The Monson Historical Society is a volunteer organization focused on the preservation and research of the rich history of the Town of Monson, Maine. The Monson Historical Society and Monson Museum is located next to the Monson Appalachian Trail Visitor Center. For this episode, we spoke with MHS President Glenn Poole, MHS Secretary Estella Bennett, MHS Member and former owner of Shaw's Hiker Hostel Dawn MacPherson, and MHS Directors Dick Marshall and Wayne Bennett.

Iconic Locations: Monson, Maine

Nov. 15, 2022

The AT originally ran right through Monson, Maine, fueling its economy, but when the trail was moved and things threatened to change, the community established itself as a hiker haven.

Craving Community

Aug. 16, 2022

This episode of The Green Tunnel focuses on the rich culture surrounding places to eat along the Appalachian Trail and their connection to the economy within trail towns. It also contains some pretty good restaurant suggesti…