Danvers in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Endicott Pear Tree
1630 - 1930
On a part of the 300 acres
granted to Governor John
Endecott, is the pear tree
planted by the Governor in
1632. This tree still bears
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 42° 32.915′ N, 70° 55.82′ W. Marker was in Danvers, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of Water Street and Endecott Street. Click for map. The marker is at a busy intersection, the subject of the marker is down the road at a much easier to reach location. I have asked Danvers town for a status on this marker and have not heard back from anyone. Marker was in this post office area: Danvers MA 01923, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Danversport (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Israel Hutchinson's Home / Israel Hutchinson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rebecca Nurse Homestead (approx. 1.1 miles away); In Commemoration of Arnold's Expedition to Quebec (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Plains (approx. 1.3 miles away); Samuel Holten House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Salem Village Meeting House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Danvers.
Regarding Endicott Pear Tree. The tree itself is in the very back of the "Sylvania" plant off of the major highway Rt128/US95.
The Endicott Pear Tree, also known as the Endecott Pear, is a European Pear (Pyrus communis) tree located in Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts. It is believed to be the oldest living cultivated fruit tree in North America.
Also see . . . Endicott Pear Tree. (Submitted on August 18, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
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