1918 : Major Edward Edgar Hartwick Dies

March 31, 2022 all-day
Maj Edward Edgar Hartwick

In honor of her deceased husband, Karen Hartwick purchased the last virgin pine forest in the lower peninsula and donated it to the state, creating the Hartwick Pines State Park.

Picture of

Edward Hartwick by sculptor Julius Loester in Woodlawn Cemetery (Detroit)

Sources :

Michigan Every Day

A  biographical sketch of Major Edward E. Hartwick / Gordon K. Miller

Edward Edgar Hartwick wikipedia entry


A Visit to Hartwick Pines State Park (2007) via YouTube

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