The Witness Trees of The American Civil War

History. What a fantastic tribute to the heartbreak, devastation, and healing of and from the wars of our great land. Many thanks to the photographer, and also to alk3r for sharing. Reblogged from https://alk3r.wordpress.com

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Across the United States there are hundreds and thousands of trees that have stood around for many centuries and bore witness to the history in that area. Some of these trees were present during key events in American history like the Civil War battles. Historians call these trees “witness trees”.

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2 thoughts on “The Witness Trees of The American Civil War

    1. It is a haunting reminder of what hatred can do to our nation and the fabric of our society. And here we are, once again, being divided by racial and political lines. I wish people would be willing to put aside our differences and focus on what we have in common. There are no perfect people, after all. Thanks for visiting and commenting.

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