Teresa Lynn Gibson attended a field trip with at least 30 of her classmates in the Great Smoky Mountains on October 8, 1976. From Clingmans Dome, they were going to hike 1.8 miles to Andrew's Bald Trail.
Once everyone would arrive at the trail, the students were allowed to separate into small groups depending on how fast they wanted to hike. Only one teacher was supervising all the students.
At around 3 pm, near Clingmans Dome, some of her classmates said Teresa left the trail to inspect something she saw. That was the last time she was seen. Search efforts to find Gibson included helicopters and dog teams, but she was never found.
16 years old
Weight: 115 lbs.
Level of Education: HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Reported missing on October 8, 1976 - 16330 days, 15 hours, 11 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 982
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