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Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Photo by Jason Snyder/The Daily Standard

The state purchased this land off the east side of U.S. 127 near the St. Marys River from the George Wilson family. The parcel is set to become an Ohio Nature Preserve this fall. A second 20-acre parcel was purchased from the family by a nonprofit called The Archaeological Conservancy.

Related online story:
ROCKFORD - Sixty-nine acres of land teeming with unusual bird species and rare plants along the St. Marys River is set to become an Ohio Nature Preserve this fall. [More]
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