Stories from the Valley: George Turner

Finding a Sense of Place in Walker Valley during Black History Month Written by David Reedy, community development specialist On a sunny Tennessee winter day, Tremont Institute faculty participated in an outing to learn more about our home in Walker Valley. Most visitors to Walker Valley enjoy the swiftly flowing river, the cascades tumbling [...]

February 19th, 2020|Articles|

In Memoriam: Herb Coleman

Written by Jeremy Lloyd, manager of field programs & collegiate studies This past September I lost my friend and hiking companion Herb Coleman. Before his passing at age 90, he attended more hiking weeks at Tremont than almost anybody alive. Herb discovered us in the early 2000s through Road Scholar, an organization that offers [...]

January 31st, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|

Lonsdale Elementary’s Fifth Grade Trip to Tremont

Written by Lisa Wojciechowicz. Photos by Kristi Parsons. On the first day, there was apprehension to hiking up Buckeye Trail, the path behind Tremont Institute’s activity center. Fifty-one students from Lonsdale Elementary’s fifth grade had just arrived, and this hike was the beginning of their first class. You could hear some grumbling from the [...]

January 31st, 2020|Articles, School Trips|
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