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Protected Tract of Cook Forest

THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED IN 1951 BY FRIENDS IN HONOR OF MR. AND MRS. ARTHUR E. BRAUN WHO PURCHASED THIS TRACT OF 268 ACRES AND 92 RODS TO PREVENT ITS IMMINENT DESTRUCTION BY LUMBERING, AND PRESENTED ...

THIS TABLET

 
WAS ERECTED IN 1951 BY FRIENDS IN HONOR OF
 
MR. AND MRS. ARTHUR E. BRAUN
 
WHO PURCHASED THIS TRACT OF 268 ACRES AND 92 RODS TO PREVENT ITS IMMINENT DESTRUCTION BY LUMBERING, AND PRESENTED IT TO THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR INCORPORATION INTO COOK FOREST STATE PARK IN THE YEAR 1947. THIS TRACT IS IN THE VERY HEART OF THE PARK BY WHICH IT WAS SURROUNDED AT THE TIME OF ITS ACQUISITION.

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