How Shenk’s Ferry Came To Be

Fri, 2018-11-02 04:53 -- blazej
21 Oct
John F. Gyer
Saxifraga virginiensis at Shenk’s Ferry

Shenk’s Ferry Wildflower Preserve, well known for its unique trillium, is the valley of Grubb Run, one of several glens that drain into the lower Susquehanna River. The river and its glens evolved as a tight braid of geologic history, plant migrations caused by changing climates, and the effect of at least 10,000 years of human habitation and development.

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