Land Use in Colonial America

25sep1:00 pm2:30 pmLand Use in Colonial America

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Michael Doucette, Service Forester at Forbes State Forest, will present on how the forest was prior to European settlement, the uses of different types of wood, and how the land changed with a transition to farming. Following the indoor talk, enjoy a guided tour of trees around Historic Hanna’s Town.

This program is part of a series coinciding with our latest exhibit, Penn’s Woods: Plenty for the Use of Man.

PROGRAM FEE: Free for members and kids 5 and under. For non-members, $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students thru grade 12

Space is limited and registration recommended. Please call 724-836-1800 x210 to reserve your spot. 

Painting credit: John Buxton, “Once Upon a Time.”


September 25, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm(GMT-04:00)

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Westmoreland History Education Center

809 Forbes Trail Rd, Greensburg, PA 15601

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