Old Forest of Overton Park #15

Old Forest of Overton Park #15

A true island of green surrounded by urban sprawl, the Old Forest of Overton Park stands within the city of Memphis and is a testament to the protection and preservation attitudes of the people. Part of the old-growth virgin forest that formed Chickasaw Bluffs, “Lea’s...
Daniel Boone Beech #8

Daniel Boone Beech #8

Fagus grandifolia A large beech tree overlooks an old Chickasaw Indian trail that once ran near the Middle Fork of the Forked Deer River. According to historic researchers, this tree is the only known remaining tree in Tennessee that contains carvings from Daniel...
Carahills Family Sycamore #17

Carahills Family Sycamore #17

Platanus occidentalis This grand old sycamore, a contender for the largest in the state at seventeen feet in circumference, has been estimated to be two hundred years old. Many Native American artifacts have been found beside the tree, leading most to consider it an...