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Near Two Creeks in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ancient Buried Forest

Two Creeks Buried Forest State Natural Area

 
 
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By Robert L Weber
1. Two Creeks Buried Forest Marker
Inscription.  Located on a high, eroding bluff along Lake Michigan, Two Creeks is an ancient forest of pine, hemlock, and spruce that established about 12,000 years ago. During various glacial advances and retreats water, silt, and clay buried the forest and over time, constant wave action has exposed the soil layers uncovering long buried branches, logs and tree stumps. Radiocarbon dating provides us with a precise glacial record and gives evidence of boreal forest development in the Two Creeks area.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
 
Location. 44° 19.645′ N, 87° 32.67′ W. Marker is near Two Creeks, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Marker is on State Highway 42 near County Route BB, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kewaunee WI 54216, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Earth Indian Village (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tisch Mills (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Norman General Store (approx. 4.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Church
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By Robert L Weber
2. Two Creeks Buried Forest
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); Rawley Point Lighthouse (approx. 8.2 miles away); Courthouse Square (approx. 9.1 miles away); Rogation Shrines (approx. 9.1 miles away); Civil War and Cuban Veterans Monument (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Two Creeks Forest Bed. From the Geology of Ice Age National Scientific Reserve of Wisconsin, National Park Service Scientific Monograph, Number Two, published in 1974. (Submitted on January 25, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.) 
 
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By Robert L Weber
3. Two Creeks Buried Forest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 893 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on December 25, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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