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The Culp’s Hill Rehabilitation Project and Witness Trees: Preserving Gettysburg’s Living History

When Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping opened its Gettysburg branch, manager Dave Poe didn’t know much more about the Civil War than the average person who was born and raised in the Chambersburg area. Granted, that’s probably more than the average person raised elsewhere, but after more than two decades, he has embraced the …

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Preserving the Eichelberger Building’s Historic White Oak: Lightning Protection, Pruning and Fertilization

Last winter, Dave Poe, the manager of CVTS-L’s Adams County branch, was called out to assess a prominent white oak tree on the grounds of Hanover’s historic Eichelberger building. The tree is one of the oldest – if not the oldest tree – in Hanover, and it was certainly one of the largest that any …

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“Witness Tree” Protection Program: Preserving Gettysburg’s Living History

Visitors to the battlefields in Gettysburg are often left to imagine how it would have looked to soldiers in 1863, but thanks to the hard work of conservancy groups and tree care professionals, many Witness Trees still stand today. Witness Trees are trees that “witnessed” the battle that took place July 1-3, 1863. David Poe …

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