Near Tupper Lake in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Bernhard E. Fernow
“I have been unusually lucky to see the results of my work. I have been a plowman who hardly expected to see the crop greening, yet fate has been good to me in letting me catch at least a glimpse of the ripening harvest.”
Erected by the New York Society of American Foresters.
Location. 44° 15.121′ N, 74° 20.802′ W. Marker is near Tupper Lake, New York, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 30. Click for map. The marker is in a 68 acre tract along a self-guided nature trail in Fernow Forest in the Adirondacks. Marker is in this post office area: Tupper Lake NY 12986, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Big Mill (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Site of Camp S-60 (approx. 13.8 miles away); Pettis' Grave (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Regarding Bernhard E. Fernow. Fernow was a German-born forester who helped establish the practice of forestry in the United States. In 1898 he was appointed the director of a new forestry school at Cornell University. Later he began experiments
Also see . . .
1. Fernow Forest Website. (Submitted on May 29, 2007.)
2. Bernhard E. Fernow, Third Chief Division of Forestry. A condensed biography on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service website. (Submitted on May 29, 2007.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Horticulture & Forestry • Natural Resources •
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