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Otter Creek Wilderness Area


1897

Otter Creek Boom & Lumber Company began logging Otter Creek

Other events that happened on or around 1897

1914

Otter Creek Boom & Lumber Company ceased logging Otter Creak

Other events that happened on or around 1914

1917

The U.S. government acquired the majority of land on Otter Creek for Monongahela National Forest

Other events that happened on or around 1917

1968

Logging on Otter Creek began again

Other events that happened on or around 1968

1972

Logging in Otter Creek ceased when an effort began to have the area designated a wilderness area

Other events that happened on or around 1972

1975

Otter Creek was designated a wilderness area under the Eastern Wilderness Act by Congress

Other events that happened on or around 1975


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