Just touching that old tree was truly moving to me because when you touch these trees, you have such a sense of the passage of time, of history. It’s like you’re touching the essence, the very substance of life.¬† – Kim Novak

Deep Roots: Gettysburg Witness Tree

Deep Roots: Gettysburg Witness Tree

This ancient White Oak tree located just east of the town of Gettysburg looks beautiful with its vast spreading limbs, but it stands as silent witness to  devastating scenes that occurred after the three-day Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Gettysburg Witness...

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Old Tree Witnessed Civil War Action

Old Tree Witnessed Civil War Action

Atlantic Beach on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina has more to offer than just sun, sand and surf. I discovered this grand Live Oak tree on a trail at the Hoop Pole Creek Nature Preserve. Known by locals as the Portrait Tree, it is estimated to be more than 300...

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