American Sycamore at Alice Austen Park
Located in the meadow south of Alice Austen House, the American Sycamore is believed to have been growing around 1840 when John Austen, the Alice Asuten's grandfather purchased and expanded the house. Despite being scarred by lightning, the tree lives on.
Species American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
Height: 61.5 Feet
Trunk Diameter 63.2 Inches
Average Canopy Spread 59.5 Feet
In the meadow south of the Alice Austen House