This may be LA's oldest palm tree

oldest-palm-tree.jpgPersonally, I am just tired of seeing palm trees. Not a good sign when you live in Los Angeles. But this is just a good story. There is reason to believe this solitary fan palm near the Coliseum on the edge of Exposition Park is the oldest palm tree in the city. History writer Nathan Masters has tracked the tree through a series of moves to new locations in pre-1930s Los Angeles, starting with a photograph that shows the tree in 1886 or even earlier. It's an interesting detective job.

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