Ralph Heimlich

Ralph Heimlich is a trail maintainer for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. He has been responsible for the AT in Maryland from Turner’s Gap to the Washington Monument since 1985.

Iconic Locations: Maryland's Washington Monument

Feb. 2, 2022

Maryland's Washington Monument was the very first monument in the country to George Washington. It also made a cameo in the Civil War, and now it makes a great place for birdwatching.