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Thursday, June 11, 2020

This Bent Tree

I always wondered about this tree. Why is it bent like that? Could it be one of the trees the Native Americans used as a trail marker?

I found a website that lists many of the reasons this particular tree would not be one the Native Americans used to mark a trail. There is a river nearby, which would make a trail marker useful. However, this tree is not an oak. It's a tulip tree--and it's rather young. It's doesn't bend down very low either. 

Have you found any bent trees? Check out to see if it might be a Native American trail marker. 

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