Posts Tagged ‘American Chestnut’

Montreat Minute 10/16/20

American Chestnut Tree Planting October 20 At the request of the Tree Board and the Town Council, Town Hall Landscape Architect Joel Osgood worked to obtain four chestnut tree seedlings for the Town of Montreat from The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF). After conversations with the Tree Board, Public Works Director Barry Creasman and PW staff…

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Montreat Minute for July 31, 2020

American Chestnut Trees Return to Montreat! More than a century ago, the American chestnut tree dominated the eastern US landscape. Nearly four billion chestnuts grew tall, fast and strong. The wood was rot-resistant, straight grained, and extremely suitable for building–  everything from house framing to furniture. In fact, Graham Chapel in Gaither Hall is completely…

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