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August 11, 2013

Oldest Ginkgo tree North America in Bartram's Garden


The oldest Ginkgo biloba tree in North America  is documented at Bartram's Garden. Botanist William Hamilton introduced the Ginkgo there in 1785.
Location: Bartram House and Garden, 54th Street & Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA. East side of the House looking east.

Photo: website of the Library of Congress.
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Read more about this remarkable tree on Bartram's Garden website.
Read more about the Ginkgo's history on my website.

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