There’s No Other Historical Landmark In Mississippi Quite Like This 500-Year-Old Tree
There are a lot of historical landmarks in Mississippi, but did you know that one of the oldest is a tree? It’s true. Officially named Friendship Oak, the tree is more than 500 years old! But it’s not just the tree’s age that’s sure to impress – there’s also the size. Take a look:
Friendship Oak is on the USM Gulf Park Campus, which is located at 730 East Beach Blvd., Long Beach, MS 39560. For more information, visit the college’s website.
This isn’t the only tree in the state with an interesting past. Read about others here.
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.
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