Man wading in the Yellow Breeches Creek fishing

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Andre Weltman

Dr. Andre Weltman is a local historian and is chair of the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace State Park. He often provides guided tours on the history of the park.

Michaux State Forest: Then & Now

Forests and Charcoal “During the winter months the woodsman’s axe was heard in every direction, felling the timber and converting it into cord wood. During the summer the smoke of hundreds of charcoal pits could be seen in every direction, making the mountain from base to summit a…

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