Chestnut trees planted at Tannehill

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Chestnut trees planted at Tannehill

Post by edfrank » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:39 am

Chestnut trees planted at Tannehill

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The American chestnut tree reigned over 200 million acres of eastern woodlands from Maine to Florida, and from the Piedmont west to the Ohio Valley, until succumbing to a lethal fungus infestation, known as the chestnut blight, during the first half

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