WWII Memorial Forest may get a marker
By DAN KULIN
SMITHSBURG - The largely forgotten World War II Memorial Forest may soon consist of more than the hemlock trees spread throughout the woods around Hagerstown's Edgemont Reservoir near Smithsburg.
The Washington County Historical Society and some veterans want to erect a monument in the forest to tell people about the wood's special designation.
"I had no idea this was a Memorial Forest and nobody I talked to had any idea. We want to do something to make it known." said Dr. Paul Wolber, a World War II veteran and Hagerstown resident who wants a memorial in the forest.
"I think memorials give you a sense of place - where you've been and where you're going," said Pat Schooley, a member of the historical society.