The long road to restoring an Underground Railroad site and former home of a Civil War Veteran began in 2014 and Phase One is finally complete! Onward to Phase Two!
As the tree was taken apart like a giant puzzle, people stopped by and shared their love of the copper beech and their sorrow for its loss. Within six hours, the tree was gone.
Elegant in her 112 years of survival, a historic copper beech tree has lost her battle against time, traffic and pollution. This is her story in words and pictures.
Our exuberance may not seem appropriate for a historic home on the National Register of Historic Places, but the house seems to like us.