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- Worked for the Department of Lands and Forest for 47 years.

 

 - was a talented wood carver

 

 - raconteur and historian who recalled the old days and was able to do so with accuracy since he lived well into his 90’s

 

 - carvings still found in Algonquin- many on display in Bancroft's Pioneer museum

 

 - part of first forestry conservation program when the Canadian government recognized that it had made a mistake by allowing the cutting of all trees. It set up a program to determine the size trees that would be allowed to be cut. In 1943 Taylor became a scaler working for the Ontario Forestry. As a scaler he measured the circumference of tree trunks and marked the ones large enough to be cut down.

 

 - Henry taught John Foreman to hand hew logs to square timbers and these were used to construct the band shell at the Bancroft Millennium Park