Herbie, the centuries old elm tree, to go on view
A cross section of Herbie, the giant elm tree planted a decade after the end of the Revolutionary War, will go on display soon in Yarmouth, Maine.
Wed, Feb 10 2010 at 3:31 PM
When Herbie was planted, our young nation wasn't even out of its teens, having sprung to life only 17 years before. The Revolutionary War had ended just a decade before.
I lived in Yarmouth for a short period and loved to drive by Herbie, whose name I didn't actually learn until I sadly read about its impending demise a few months ago.
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