The school site had several issues, not the least of which was safety as some residents and officials were concerned about the imminent move of the Youth Center to the school building. The new site is located near the intersection of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and the Appalachian Trail.
Almost every day, Nate makes his way down to the Cheese Press memorial or Diane's Twist ice cream shop where the Appalachian Trail and the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail converge with his bag of trail magic and waits for hikers.
Resident Eileen Quinn said the Appalachian Trail Community Committee has been working hard over the past few months preparing the application and this March, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy gave the town its blessing.
The town hopes to become an official Appalachian Trail Community in March.
Earlier this year, a group of residents came together with the intention of putting Cheshire on the map using something that is already here.