Dr. B. Shimek called my attention to making a state park out of Pine Creek Hollow or Pine Hollow as it is called and Dr. Thomas H. Macbride in his paper "Forestry Notes for Dubuque County" makes this comment on the Pine Hollow area in northwestern Dubuque county: "In Dubuque county the people of Liberty, New Wine, and Concord townships, have at hand in Pine Hollow, a park, the gift of nature, which centuries of human effort might hardly produce. Here are deep shades, rocky walls, trees and shrubs of every species indigenous to the soil, bubbling springs, with abundant waters-what can we ask for more? Pine Hollow is today but a series of wood-lots owned by a hundred farmers…”
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Pammel, L. H.
"The Flora of Pine Hollow, Dubuque County, Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 30(1), 263-277.
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