Thanks to Joe Bunnewith for sending us this picture of a giant sequoia growing in Rhode Island along the East Greenwich/Warwick town line.
Another picture of sequoias in the East Greenwich/Warwick area. This picture is sent by Joe Bunnewith.
Blithewold tree as of 2011. it is one of the largest of the numerous trees on the property. It is 100 years old in 2011. The daycamp for the summer honors the tree being named Camp Sequoia for 2011. Sign plaque follows telling some history. Photo credits to Bill R.
Blithewold sign describing the history of this magnificent tree. It is now 100 years old in 2011.
Bristol tree – John DeWolf planted the “big tree” in 1911. DeWolf, a native Bristolian, was for a time the Superintendent of Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York where he had been growing the sequoia in a greenhouse.
Blithewold is a 70 acre mansion and garden estate with a number of magnificent giant sequoias. The property is located on the Narragansett Bay and Bristol harbor. This tree was planted in 1930 as a gift. Thanks Bill Richter contributing to his R.I. page