Unidentified man inspects young pine at the American Legion forest in Herkimer County, N.Y.

An unidentified man inspects young pine trees at the American Legion forest. The forest was planted by members of the American Legion, a veterans' group founded in 1919. During the 1920's, the State sponsored reforestation competitions among various community groups and clubs. This image was created to record the reforestation efforts of the New York State Conservation Department.
Date Original
July 16 1929
E.J. McGuirk
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_3256.
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Geographic Locations

Herkimer County