Exploring History
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Exploring History

The Tree That Owns Itself

And doesn’t even have to pay property taxes

The Tree That Owns Itself / Athens, GA

Athens, GA is best known as the home of the University of Georgia and the birthplace of musical legends, R.E.M. and The B-52s. However, did you know that at the corner of South Finley and Dearing Streets you will find a massive, white oak, known as “The Jackson Tree?” The fact that this tree still exists at the edge of a bustling downtown in a…

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Kassondra O'Hara

Kassondra O'Hara

Working mom who uses her curiosity to fuel the curiosities of others ~ Writes mostly history and true crime