The abandoned Sams Run Trail leads to the Hazel River Trail at the bottom of Sams Ridge. It is overgrown and in some places, disappears in the undergrowth.
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A chimney base indicates the first homesite. There is a barely discernible root cellar, mostly filled in now.
The rusty remnant of a bucket
An overgrown field or clearing with the remains of a barn foundation leads to the second homesite.
A rock wall along a stream leads uphill from the clearing to the home.