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Radar Museum Planned for Campbell Hill Summit

The Air Force Radar Museum Association has got permission to build the National Air Defense Radar Museum atop one of the former radar buildings atop Campbell Hill. The radars in Bellefontaine were part of the 664th Aircraft Control and Warning … Continue reading

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Longacre Memorial in Jack’s Glade on Taum Sauk

The club-owned Longacre Memorial is in Longacre Glade on Russell Mountain on the approach to Taum Sauk in Missouri. The site is on property formerly belonging to club-founder Jakk Longacre and where he wanted a highpointing museum. It is across … Continue reading

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Highpointers Club Exhibit at Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum in Golden

Be sure to see the Highpointers Club permanent exhibit at the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum (BWAMM) in the American Mountaineering Center at 710 10th Street in Golden, Colorado.

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United Airlines Article on Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum

United Airlines Hempisheres Inflight in an article headlined “Three Perfect Days: Denver” pays tribute to the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum in Golden which it says “home of the world’s largest alpinist library. Guide Dave Turk has a story for … Continue reading

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Jakk Longacre Plaque Unveiled for Missouri Memorial

A bronze plaque honoring club founder Jakk Longacre was unveiled at the 2005 convention in New Hampshire.

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National Highpoint Museum

The Highpointers Club is attempting to raise funds for the National Highpoint Museum to be built on the flank of Taum Sauk, Missouri. The museum will house memorabilia from the 50 state highpoints. The funding effort is still being formulated. … Continue reading

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