NEW HARMONY, Ind. (WEHT) – Harmonie State Park dedicated its new outdoor education pavilion in New Harmony on Friday.
The pavilion represents a partnership between the Friends of Harmonie State Park and members of the Indiana State Parks.
The Friends of Harmonie State Park raised approximately $85,000 to fund the pavilion.
It was built next to the park’s nature center and is meant to be used for different public programs.
There’s a unique piece of history housed in the pavilion: a preserved slice of a black oak tree from the park.
The tree was named the largest black oak in the state in 2010.
It fell in 2011.
(This story was originally published on July 19, 2019)