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Telegraph Wire Tree (*now deceased)

One of the last telegraph wire support trees left along Hwy 64 E. the “Old Wire Road” located between Ft. Smith and Little Rock, the telegraph wires were installed during early days of the Civil War (c. 1861). The wires…
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State Champion Butternut (*now deceased)

Was the state champion tree recorded for this species (1984), located on the slope next to the Amphitheater Trail, near the Visitor Center Location: Village Creek State Park, Wynne Registration:  August 6, 1997 Species: Butternut

State Champion Nuttall Oak (*now deceased)

  The county forester was collecting Nuttall Oak acorns and discovered a new state champion in the process. State champion tree recorded for this species (1993), located in the Park‟s “Area A” Campground. Location: Lake Chicot State Park, Lake Village…
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Earth Day Tree (*now deceased)

  Also known as the “Marylou Andreelli Tree” Planted on the First Earth Day, April 22, 1970      36+ years old Humanities teacher Andreelli and the Humanities classes along with the Students against Pollution (SAP) organized a day full of events…
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Cemetery Walnut

The Cemetery was named after the stand of Black Walnut trees throughout the cemetery area. The black walnut tree is at the front of the cemetery and is recognized as the specimen Cemetery Walnut. This tree is the largest and…
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Courthouse Oak

This large tree is shown in the front yard of an old photo (c.1905-1913) of the courthouse and on postcard paintings. It still remains as a silent witness to decades of history at the courthouse (only courthouse in a National…
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State Champion Crape Myrtle

  Planted: 1884/1885, representative of the typical residential landscape in Old Little Rock Recognized as a State Champion Crape myrtle (1997) generally referred to as a shrub; however, this specimen has grown to tree stature. Located along the road in…
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Historic Washington Magnolia

  General Grandison Royston was the one of the city fathers of Washington. General Royston was a general in the Mexican War, cousin of President Zachary Taylor, a plantation owner, a prominent lawyer, served as a delegate to the First…
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Black/Bowie Black Walnut

  This walnut tree is in a grove of black walnut trees next to the site of the original James Black‟s blacksmith shop (facing Conway Street, near the Southwest Trail/Military Road) where the Bowie knife was made. The grove is…
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