Discover Your Ancestors in Newspapers 1690-Today!
Last Name
The Alabama Enquirer
The Alabama Enquirer
Contributed by klstacy_home

Description: Best Cared Elm of Parsons' Stable

Date: January 17 1889

Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 7, Column 2

Stories, Novel Facts and Queer
Happenings Here and There
Maine has some notable trees, and the Journal, of Lewiston, has been writing them up. It tells of an apple tree at Boothbay which is still in active service and 112 years old. Class day exercises at Bowdoin are held each year under an oak planted by a member of the first class of the college seventy years ago. One of the best cared for trees is an elm in the yard of Charles Parsons, of Kennebunk. It stood near his stable, and when it became necessary to enlarge the building the addition was built around the tree, and now two large branches project through the roof, and the top spreads above the stable like a gigantic plant growing in a gigantic pot.

Submitted: 07/12/18

Tags: (Please limit tags to surnames found within the article above)

Views: 98 views. Averaging 0 views per day.
In the most recent 30 day period, there've been 0 views.

Items (articles, comments, etc.) placed on the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists remain the property of the contributor. By submitting any item to this site, the contributor has granted permission to the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists to permanently display and archive the item(s) online for free access to the site visitor.