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Trenk, Fred B. (Fred Benjamin), 1900- / Forest planting handbook
(1932)



  On the front cover is reproduced a picture
of the oldest known forest plantation in Wis-
consin. It was planted in 1876 by Mr.Walter
Ware on the farm he then owned in western
Waushara county.
  The planting commemorated the centennial
of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
The picture was taken in 1928 when the plan-
tation was 52 years old. Barn timbers were
sawed from logs cut in this plantation before
it was 50 years old.
  Mr. Ware's observance of the centennial ex-
emplifies the true spirit of the signers of the
Declaration of Independence. While others
looked backward, he built for the future, dem-
onstrating that each man in his day and
generation can do something worthy to be re-
membered.
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