Sassafras Tree

2100 Frederica St., Owensboro, KY


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"This giant tree, first mentioned for its size in 1883, has been an historic landmark in Daviess County for several centuries. Believed to be 250 or 300 years old, it measures over 100 feet tall, with a circumference of 16 feet. It is probably the largest of its kind in the world, and is registered with American Forestry Association as largest in U.S."

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger