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    Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Hardwood Floors News : Is Oak From Hitler Planted at OSU?

    "a researcher at The Ohio State University hopes to trace the provenance of a campus oak tree that may have been a gift from Hitler, according to National Public Radio."

    Just an odd piece of history from my industry. Thought it was interesting, so I posted.



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    You're in the Hitler industry!?



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Well, we don't call it that, because it causes public relation problems.



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Was it really a gift from Hitler, or did he give it to the university in exchange for football memorabilia?



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    Was it really a gift from Hitler, or did he give it to the university in exchange for football memorabilia?
    Best quote of the month!



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    A nazi tree? That sounds about right since connected to the Ohio State University. There's probably one in iowa city too.



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Hardwood Floors News : Is Oak From Hitler Planted at OSU?

    "a researcher at The Ohio State University hopes to trace the provenance of a campus oak tree that may have been a gift from Hitler, according to National Public Radio."

    Just an odd piece of history from my industry. Thought it was interesting, so I posted.
    I heard this on my way to work this morning. Pretty interesting. Supposedly they can do DNA testing on trees or something?



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    A nazi tree? That sounds about right since connected to the Ohio State University. There's probably one in iowa city too.

    Didn't Hitler pay for the construction costs of the university of iowa?



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    Re: Oak tree from Hitler at Ohio State?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Didn't Hitler pay for the construction costs of the university of iowa?
    Just Kinnick Stadium



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