The Weeping Beech Tree

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

5729, 143-1 37th Avenue

DATE: 1847

Flushing Queens

This is a natural phenomenon and an extraordinary gift of nature with a spread of almost eighty-five feet. It is protected by an iron fence about one hundred feet in diameter. A walkway allows visitors to enjoy the beautiful old tree from all sides. While traveling in Europe, Samuel Parsons, an American landscape architect, purchased a section of a tree on the estate of Baron DeMann, in Belgium, and planted it on this site.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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