Morgan Tree of UT

Morgan Tree of UT

This large white oak sits on top of the famous “Indian Mound” on the UT Knoxville Agricultural Campus where thousands of agriculture majors have witnessed its location since around 1904. Following the passage of the Morrill Act in 1862 that established the Land Grant...
Orion Hill Cedars of Arlington

Orion Hill Cedars of Arlington

Alexander Donelson, nephew of President Andrew Jackson and grandson to the early TN pioneer, Colonel John Donelson, settled in West TN near the community now known as Arlington in 1830. Alexander was one of the first settlers in the area and he and his wife, Rachel...
Wright Forest Natural Area #1

Wright Forest Natural Area #1

Wright Forest Natural Area is the only known example of an extensive white pine and hemlock pre-settlement forest, which originally covered much of the floor of Shady Valley in Johnson County. The forest is part of a working “century farm,” having been in the same...