Ktaadn  Mountain

its mystery and lore
"Man is born to die. His works are short-lived. Buildings crumble, monuments decay, wealth vanishes. But Katahdin in all its glory forever shall remain the mountain of the people of Maine." Percival Baxter

Ktaadn passage by  Henry David Thoreau Webtext on the from The Maine Woods

news article on Thoreau's trek, collecting mosses on Mt. Ktaadn , place-name roots, live image, a hike
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