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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Weott in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old Giant Redwood Tree

 
 
Old Giant Redwood Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 8, 2006
1. Old Giant Redwood Tree Marker
Inscription. In 1148 this tree began growing near Jordan Creek at the north end of the “Avenue of the Giants”. It was 839 years old when it fell in 1897. Average Diameter at Base—9 feet; Height of Tree—300 Feet; Age of Cross Section—839 years; Probable Weight of Tree—325 Tons.
 
Location. 40° 18.45′ N, 123° 54.336′ W. Marker is in Weott, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Avenue of the Giants. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Humboldt Redwood Interpretive Center. Marker is in this post office area: Weott CA 95571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Shrine Tree (approx. 3.2 miles away); Colonel Raynal C. Bolling (approx. 3.4 miles away); Humboldt Redwoods State Park (approx. 11.4 miles away); Sam Helwer (approx. 12 miles away); The Pacific Lumber Company (approx. 16 miles away); Scotia Museum (approx. 16 miles away).
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Old Giant Redwood Tree image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 8, 2006
2. Old Giant Redwood Tree
Wagon located in the Intrepretive Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 8, 2006
3. Wagon located in the Intrepretive Center
Giant Redwood Trees image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 8, 2006
4. Giant Redwood Trees
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 29, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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