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 Witness Oak dedicated in Charles Hosler's honor (9/29/05)

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Photo: Greg Grieco

In the Founding Fathers' time, this field was a forest; the settlers came and cut down the trees to make charcoal to produce iron and to clear fields, said Charles Hosler, for whom the tree is named. "So, in a sense, we're completing the cycle returning an oak to this field."