Sunderland Sycamore
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WN1E
N 42° 28.138 W 072° 34.702
18T E 699079 N 4704688
Quick Description: Largest American Sycamore tree east of the Mississippi.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2008 8:06:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM3ZWV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 84

Long Description:
This giant is located along Rt. 47 in the town of Sunderland MA. There is a place to park along the road, and the tree can be observed from the adjacent public sidewalk.

According to the plaque placed in front of this tree, it was alive and growing when the Constitution was being signed in 1787. It is thought to be the largest Sycamore tree east of the Mississippi River. The trunk circumference has been measured at 25' and the height is roughly 110'
Genus/Species: American Sycamore

Height: 110

Girth: 25

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source

Location type: Other public property

Age: 230

Website reference: [Web Link]

Historical significance: Not listed

Planter: Not listed

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Walk time: Not Listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
A closeup picture of your GPS receiver in your hand, with the tree in the background, is required. If the tree is on private property, this closeup photograph with the tree in the background may be taken from the nearest public vantage point without actually going to the tree.
The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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