A Remarkable common pear

Tree Information
Common Name: common pear
Scientific name: Pyrus spp.
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This is actually a nomination of two pear trees located near Melrose Caverns in Rockingham County. While the Confederate Army camped in the meadow and Melrose Caverns by the trees, General Freemont is said to have lost his clay pipe under these trees. The farm on which the trees lie is owned by a descendent of the Harrison Family, who founded Harrisonburg. (See: http://www.heritagecenter.com/Research/WPA/David%20Harrison%20Homestead.htm)
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Nominator: Elizabeth Harrison Yancey
Location of Tree
County/City: Rockingham
Name of tree owner: Elizabeth Harrison Yancey
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