The original southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail was at the summit of Mount Oglethorpe in Georgia. But that changed in 1958 when the Appalachian Trail Conservancy agreed to move the terminus to Springer Mountain because of...(wait for it)...chickens. Really. Chickens.
The Green Tunnel is a production of R2 Studios at George Mason University. It is hosted by Mills Kelly. This episode was edited by Jeanette Patrick.