Wildwood Stables Sycamore #22

Wildwood Stables Sycamore #22

Platanus occidentalis This impressive tree stands ninety-four feet tall and sixteen feet in circumference, with a crown spread of 165 feet. It was planted in 1864 from a sprout along nearby Daddy’s Creek near the Thomas Center home site. Center became the first...
Sycamore Valley Overlook Oak #20

Sycamore Valley Overlook Oak #20

Quercus alba Back in 1835 when Samuel Watson established the Sycamore Milling Company with power from nearby Sycamore Creek, this white oak stood on a hill overlooking the mill and village. At its height, more than one hundred families existed around the mill, which...
Samuel Smith White Pine #6

Samuel Smith White Pine #6

Pinus strobus In 1832, seventy-year-old Samuel Smith brought a party of 350 settlers including his family through the Cumberland Gap to settle in Tennessee. He was given a thousand acres of land in Montgomery County as a pension for his service in the Revolutionary...