A Remarkable American sycamore

Tree Information
Common Name: American sycamore
Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis
Category: Historic tree
Notes: This is a legendary tree- one that was present when President Lincoln visited General Grant when he was headquartered at City Point during the seige of Petersburg. The tree lost its top in Hurrican Isabel.
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Nominator: Tim Blumenschine
Location of Tree
County/City: Hopewell
Name of tree owner: US NPS
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