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THE ADT JOURNAL

Bill and Laurie Foot
In the summer of 1997, Bill and Laurie Foot ("The Happy Feet") spent several months traversing the American Discovery Trail across the United States. Following the lead of Lewis and Clark, they kept detailed reports of the terrain, the people, and the beauty. This being the nineties though, they sent these journals out to an Internet audience by email, courtesy of numerous friendly individuals who allowed the use of their computers and internet access along the way.Bill and Laurie have graciously allowed these reports to be posted on the Web.

A year later, in 1998, the Foots were back out on the trail. This time they bicycled the northern leg of the American Discovery Trial between Denver and Cincinnati. These journals are also listed below.

All of the journals are copyrighted to William and Laurel Foot, although you are welcome to forward them, with proper attribution.

1997 Trip Journals
1. What is the American Discovery Trail?
2. Why are we doing this?
3. Dec 30, 1996 to Jan 1, 1997, Dolly Sods, WV
4. What have we been doing lately?
5. March 1 — 5, 1997, Chester Hill, OH to Lake Logan, OH
6. March 6- 8 1997, Lake Logan to Londonderry, OH
7. March 9 — 15, 1997, Londonderry to Mineral Springs Lake, OH
8. Abbreviated ADT Schedule for Delaware to St. Louis
9. March 25 — 30, 1997, Cape Henlopen, DE to Pawpaw, WV
10. March 31 to April, 1997, Pawpaw, WV to Grafton, WV
11. April 4 — 7, 1997, Grafton, WV to Belpre, OH
12. April 8 — 12, 1997, Belpre to Chester Hill & Mineral Springs Lake to Elizabethtown, OH
13. April 13 — 18, 1997Elizabethtown, OH to Corydon, IN
14. April 19 — 22, 1997, Corydon to Evansville, IN
15. April 23 — 28, 1997, Evansville, IN to Cedar Grove Road on River to River Trail, IL
16. April 29 to May 3, 1997, Cedar Grove Road to Makanda, IL
17. May 4 — 8, 1997, Makanda, IL to St. Louis, MO
18. May 9 — 13, 1997, St. Louis to New Franklin, MO
19. Schedule and mileages from Kansas City to Utah
20. May 21 — 25, 1997, New Franklin, MO to Olathe, KS
21. May 26 — 30, 1997, Olathe to McPherson, KS
22. May 31 to June 5, 1997, McPherson to Coolidge, KS
23. June 6 — 10, 1997, Coolidge, KS to Pueblo, CO
24. June 10 — 14, 1997, Pueblo to Morrison, CO
25. June 15 — 22, 1997, Morrison to Bergen Park, CO & Kokopelli's Trail, Loma, CO to Dewey Bridge, UT
26. June 23 — 28, 1997, Bergen Park to Crested Butte, CO
27. June 27 to July 5, 1997, Crested Butte to Grand Junction, CO
28. July 6 — 13, 1997, Kenosha Pass to Tennessee Passs on Colorado Trail & Grand Junction to Loma, CO
29. July 14 — 20, 1997, Hooten, Well, NV to Squaw Valley, CA
30. July 21 — 25, 1997, Squaw Valley to Foresthill, CA
31. July 26 — 29, 1997, Foresthill to Fair Oaks, CA
32. July 30 to August 1, 1997, Fair Oaks to Golden Gate Bridge, CA
33. August 2 — 7, 1997, Golden Gate Bridge to Limantour Beach, CA
34. August 8-16, 1997, Hooten Well to Ely, NV
35. August 17-22, 1997, Ely, NV to Beaver, UT
36. August 22-27, 1997, Beaver to Hite Marina, Lake Powell, UT
37. August 28-31, 1997, Hite Marina, Lake Powell to Moab, UT
38. Sept. 1-2, 1997, Moab to Dewey Bridge, UT & Trip Summary Final Chapter for 1997

1998 Trip Journals
39. The Happy Feet Get Ready To Hit the Trail Again, ADT 1998
40. 1998 Trip Plan and Schedule
41. Home to Denver, CO to Plattville, CO
42. Platteville, CO to Paxton, NE
43. Paxton to Kearney, Nebraska
44. Kearney, Nebraska to Silver City, Iowa
45. Silver City, Iowa to Coon Rapids, Iowa
46. Coon Rapids, Iowa, to Hudson, Iowa
47. Hudson, Iowa to Geneseo, Illinois
48. Geneseo, to Park Forest, Illinois
49. Park Forest, Il to Elizabethtown, OH
50. 1998 Finale & Trip Summary