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2007 – Finsterwald Reserve

Finsterwald Reserve

The Finsterwald Reserve is HRC’s fourth land trust purchase in May, 2007.  The property was once part of the Finsterwald family farm.  The Finsterwald family was one of the early settlers of Athens County in the mid 1800’s.  The property is adjacent on County Road 24 downstream of Athens city in Canaan Township.  This 30 acre property is unique for its one mile strip of mature riparian forest.  The land is HRC’s longest section of protected river.