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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The Mohawk Trail is one of the earliest and most famous scenic routes in the United States. Traveled first by Native Americans, among them the Kanien'kehaka (Mohawk,) and later by European settlers and their descendents, the Mohawk Trail became a designated scenic route in 1914. Scenic routes like the Mohawk Trail fed a back-to-nature movement while allowing turn-of-the-20th century Americans to indulge their growing love affair with the automobile. The Whitcomb Summit house was (and remains) a popular stop on the Trial. The travelers in this postcard take advantage of the tri-state view and gift shop.


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Mohawk Trail Whitcomb Summit House and Gift Shop

photographer   Tichnor Brothers
date   c. 1920
process/materials   half-tone paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Postcard
accession #   #1999.03.0032

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Rock Cut on Mountainside, Mt. Tom

Mt. Tom Railway and Summit House

Mount Sugarloaf Summit House

The Hoosac Range Looking West from Moore's Summit

Easterly View from Whitcomb Summit

Mt. Sugar Loaf Summit House

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