Peiffer Memorial Arboretum and Nature Preserve gets dedicated


On Sunday, the arboretum where the Evelyn Sharp Memorial stands was dedicated.

It was named in honor of Howard and Rosemarie Peiffer, for their commitment to land preservation and agriculture.

The reserve holds about 35 acres of some of the oldest trees in the state.

"The arboretum is designed for the education and pleasure of the community, and it's a gem in the heart of Cumberland County, available to all," said Dr. Michael Geduldig, a family friend of the Peiffers

A visitor center will also open, with limited hours for anyone who drops by.

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