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February 25, 2013

Harry S. Truman and Ginkgo tree

 Ginkgo tree marker

Missouri, Independence: Harry S. Truman Historic District, Wright/Prewitt House:
On his morning walks down West Maple Avenue, Harry Truman often stopped to admire and speak to a prominent Ginkgo tree shading the front yard of this property. He was overheard saying “you’re doing a good job,” as he patted the tree."
Harry Truman Ginkgo is designated as a famous & historic tree by American Forests.
Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 9:

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