This tree is located in front of the Racanelli Center, just beyond the “Mystery Tree”. It is believed to be a Weeping Beech. It is also believed to have been mature when it was moved here. It is unclear at this time whether it was planted to adorn the first Idle Hour mansion in 1878, or the current mansion between 1900–1904. If you know anything about the history of this tree, please add your comments below.

Beech Tree
Beech Tree - Summer 2007

Beech Tree Trunk
Beech Tree Trunk

Detail Beech Tree Trunk
Detail Beech Tree Trunk

Beech Tree Leaf
Beech Tree Leaf

Looking Up Under Beech Tree
Looking Up Under Beech Tree

Beech Tree in Winter
Beech Tree in Winter

Under the Beech Tree
Under the Beech Tree

Do you have information to add? Then please contact Diane Holliday.

Last Modified on May 11, 2012, at 03:35 PM by LPR

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