American Elm - Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503
N 43° 37.972 W 079° 25.373
17T E 627221 N 4832305
Quick Description: The oldest American Elm at the Ex
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 4/27/2012 5:40:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMEAHG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
This tree is the oldest and largest American Elm on the Exhibition Place grounds. The tree survived the Dutch Elm Disease which ravaged American Elm trees across Canada and the United States. The tree was featured in a photographic exhibition titled "Toronto's Favourite Trees" by Vincenzo Pietropaolo.

The tree was given a plaque on August 24th, 2004 by the city of Toronto and operators of the Canadian National Exhibition.
Genus/Species: Ulmus americana

Height: 55

Girth: 7

Method of obtaining height: Sighting along a 45 degree angle

Method of obtaining girth: Arm reaching

Location type: Park

Age: 100

Historical significance:
Has existed at Exhibition Place for 100+ years. Survived Dutch Elm Disease.


Planter: Not listed

Website reference: Not listed

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Walk time: Not Listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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