The Transylvania Times -

DAR Provided Spruce Tree


April 19, 2018

Many have read the front page article in Thursday’s (April 12, 2018) Transylvania Times regarding the possible fate of the large Norwegian Spruce tree that stands majestically in front of the county courthouse. What readers may not know is that this tree was donated by the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1932 to honor George Washington. There is a monument underneath the tree. The plaque reads, “This Tree Planted in Memory of George Washington By The Waightstill Avery Chapter DAR 1932.” Mrs. J.S. Silversteen was the Chapter Regent at that ti...

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