NEW PHILADELPHIA Dover, Oh

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Authors and hiking enthusiasts Chuck and Beth Hewett will visit the Dover Public Library Thursday evening to discuss their book "Wandering Ohio: A Buckeye Trail Thru-Hike" that documents their more than 1,400-mile, 76-day journey along Ohio's Buckeye Trail. (Dover Public Library)

DOVER - The Dover Public Library is hosting an evening with authors Chuck and Beth Hewett this Thursday starting at 6:30 pm as part of its Nights at the Round Table Author Series. 

The Hewetts are authors of "Wandering Ohio: A Buckeye Trail Thru-Hike" and the 10th and 11th persons to have hiked the more than 1,400-mile Buckeye Trail one continuous effort. The book chronicles their 76-day journey along the trail that passes through over half of Ohio's counties and covers Ohio History, canals, Indian ceremonial grounds, museums, interesting B&Bs, and must-see spots in Ohio.

A book signing will follow the program that's free to attend and open to the public. For more information or to register, call the Dover Public Library at 330-343-6123.

About the authors

Chuck and Beth Hewett have an extensive resume of long-distance hiking, including a thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail as well as hiking the John Muir Trail, parts of the Pacific Crest Trail, and the 500-mile Colorado Trail, in addition to hikes in other countries. Together, they have logged 8,000 miles. The couple hikes as a way to explore nature and stay fit in retirement. Beth and Chuck use their book Wandering Ohio as an opportunity to share their experiences and promote the Buckeye Trail.

DOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY