The Appalachian Mountain Club is celebrating the oldest mountain to mountain hut system in the United States — 125 years.
The Madison Spring hut was built in the summer of 1888 between Mount Madison and Mount Adams. AMC founding member Rosewell Lawrence and a companion spent several nights in the hut in February 1889. He wrote a diary entry hailing it as ‘‘a great institution. Oldest mountain hut system marks 125 years in NH – News Local New Hampshire – Boston.com.