The storm knocked down planted by Washington 227-year-old tree



Struck the northeast U.S. the storm broke a tree which is 227 years ago planted the first President George Washington. This was reported on the official page in Facebook of the estate of mount Vernon, where he grew the Eastern Hemlock tree.

From the tree that in 1791, the year the Governor of new York George Clinton gave to George Washington, leaving only the trunk. Hemlock grew up at the North entrance to the estate. The storm also broke the Virginia cedar, which, according to representatives of the Museum-estate “guarded the tomb of Washington.”

Video, photo All from Russia.


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