2022-08-22 - Matthew Henson

~2.5 mi @ ~13 min/mi

Cabin boy explores the world / Learns to read, write, navigate / Helps survey Nicaragua for a canal / Lives in Greenland for a year with the Inuit / Reaches the North Pole, or near enough / Matthew Henson, 1866-1955, R.I.P

A marker near the east end of the Matthew Henson Trail shares the local hero's history. Monday afternoon's meander finds new paths through Layhill Village Local park.

(trackfile) - ^z - 2022-11-07