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rickboudrie
2003-01-23, 12:57
A tree which used to dominate the Appalachians from Maine to Georgia, but was essentially totally whiped out by the blight.

http://chestnut.acf.org/Chestnut_history.htm

(Hey, I couldn't come up with anything else for the "A" catagory ;-) )

Peaks
2003-01-23, 17:50
A truely magnificant tree. Many of the old buidlings like barns and woodshole were built with them.

See the tree at the Morton Homestead in Nebraska City.