The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
One of America's First Fruit Trees Still Going Strong
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Sept. 1, 2013 11:05 a.m.

Photo: juditu/morguefile.com 383 years ago, John Endicott planted a pear sapling in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The tree had been tenderly nursed across the Atlantic along with a number of compatriots intended for planting in the New World, to provide the settlers with the familiar tastes and looks of home. See full article.

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