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Camperdown Elm at Greenwood Cemetery

The Camperdown Elm at Greenwood Cemetery is tied to the site's historical importance. Founded in 1838, and a designated National Historic Landmark, the popularity of Greenwood Cemetery as a green space convinced officials for the need for a larger recreation area in Manhattan. This area would later become Central Park. You can obtain a map at the gatehouse.

Tree Details

Species Camperdown Elm (Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii')
Height: 19.68 Feet
Trunk Diameter 28.8 Inches
Average Canopy Spread 12 Feet

Location

Greenwood Cemetery at the intersection of Garden Path and Pink Avenue

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