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5/11/2017 - New Red Oak planted on the Smith Squad

On May 4th, the College planted a new red oak on the Smith Quad. The tree is approximately 25’ tall and is over 30 years old. The tree was hand dug and then wrapped in burlap at a nursery in New Jersey. All the intricate weaving on the ball of the tree was done by hand. The tree weighed 16,000 pounds and was planted with the use of a crane.

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