Trees Tell Stories - Minna Anthony Common Nature Center - Wellesley Island State Park, Fineview, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65
N 44° 18.373 W 076° 02.002
18T E 417577 N 4906403
Quick Description: Located within the newly renovated Minna Anthony Common Nature Center at Wellesley Island State Park, 44927 Cross Island Road Fineview, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2018 5:38:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMYYJ8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dieSulzer
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Trees Tell Stories - Tree rings can tell you alot about a forest. When a tree is cut down, circles within circles can be seen on top of the stump. These circles are called tree rings. The space between each ring equals one year in a tree's life. Count the number of rings and you will know the age of the tree."

The markers on the tree ring display read as follows from outside to inside:

Ice storm of 1998
1954 Wellesley Island State Park opened
1938 Thousand Islands Bridge officially opened
1905 Singer Castle built
1878 Thousand Island Park established
1847 Rock Island Lighthouse built
War of 1812
1801 - Clayton to Gananoque ferry built
Location Name and/or Address:
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center Wellesley Island State Park 44927 Cross Island Road Fineview, NY 13640


Website: [Web Link]

Indoors/Outdoors: Indoors

Entry Fee or Requirements: Yes

Availablility: Has specific hours

Tree Species: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visit the location and take a photo of the Tree Growth Rings. If you have more information about the tree or circumstance, please share it in your visit log.
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