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April 29, 2023

April 29, 2023

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
Arbor Day Book Talk: 
 “Lancaster’s Good Man: John Piersol McCaskey, A Biography"

Saturday April 29

In 1884, John P. McCaskey organized the first Arbor Day celebrations in Pennsylvania. Join author Dolores Parsil as she explores the life of this beloved educator, politician, editor, and journalist whose love of nature, and belief that children should be exposed to the wonders of the outdoors, helped push legislators to designate a day for the entire state to plant trees.

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