Hanover Historical Society

Bridging the past with the future while preserving history and enhancing a sense of community.

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DATELINE April 2016 - March 2017

Save our Historical 150 Year Old Burr Oak Trees in Settlers Park and help us create a Veterans Memorial Grove!

Our organization remains committed to protect our Historic Natural Resources here in Hanover, and to converting the grove of 12 Bur Oak Trees still standing in Settlers Park into a living Memorial for every Veteran that has served our country from Hanover and the surrounding area.

The site for Settlers Park was chosen based on this grove of "old growth" trees. We will always be able to build more ball fields, but we will never be able to get back these Historic relics that are older than the City of Hanover itself should the City and other local organizations decide to move forward with a Softball field project that would call for the destruction of at least 5 of these Historic Bur Oak trees.

Show your support by SIGNING THIS PETITION showing support for simply looking at other options for ball field construction that do NOT include destroying a piece of the History of Hanover!

https://www.change.org/p/tell-hanover-to-save-our-150-year-old-oak-trees-at-settler-s-park-before-it-s-too-late

 

MORE NEWS ABOUT THIS CAN BE FOUND HERE:

http://kstp.com/news/hanover-minnesota-trees-cut-down-construction-ball-field/4185009/

http://kstp.com/news/hanover-trees-baseball-field/4190339/

http://pressnews.com/2016/04/28/hanover-residents-want-to-save-the-trees/

http://pressnews.com/2016/05/12/hanover-residents-lobby-to-save-trees/

http://pressnews.com/2016/06/30/hanover-residents-petition-to-stop-tree-removal/

http://pressnews.com/2016/07/14/letter-to-the-editor-hanover-tree-decision-shortsighted/

https://www.change.org/p/tell-hanover-to-save-our-150-year-old-oak-trees-at-settler-s-park-before-it-s-too-late/u/17288513