- Eastern white pine attracts birds, mice, squirrels, beaver, porcupines, hare, deer, bear, and pocket gophers.
- White pine played an important role in the American Revolution and provided lumber for westward expansion.
- White pine was a favorite tree of Henry David Thoreau, naturalist/author.
- Eastern white pines are used a Christmas trees.
- The white pine first attracted loggers to Minnesota in 1839, with a sawmill built at Marine on St. Croix.