The Gingko Tree of Chestnutwold

Trees and other plants are an indelible, if only in record and memory, part of the landscape – their lines persisting in photographs and archives, and stories written from them:

http://www.phillyhistory.org/blog/index.php/2015/12/the-ginko-tree-of-chestnutwold/

To read more about that area’s plants, see here: https://growinghistory.wordpress.com/2012/08/08/the-spruce-street-swamps/

And if you’d like to read about what became of A. J. Drexel’s plot of land: https://growinghistory.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/a-yellow-rose-in-west-philadelphia/

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