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Source: Historic American Trees
Source type: book
Document type: book chapter
Document title: “Pines—Sequoias” [chapter 14]
Author(s): Nicholson, Katharine Stanley
Publisher: Frye Publishing Company
Place of publication: New York, New York
Year of publication:
1922
Pagination: 77-80 (excerpt below includes only page 78)

 
Citation
Nicholson, Katharine Stanley. “Pines—Sequoias” [chapter 14]. Historic American Trees. New York: Frye Publishing, 1922: pp. 77-80.
 
Transcription
excerpt of chapter
 
Keywords
McKinley memorialization (Bluff Point, NY).
 
Named persons
William McKinley.
 
Notes
The chapter title given herein is based upon its designation in the book’s table of contents. No title appears on the first page of or remaining pages in the chapter itself.

From title page: Photographs by the Author and Others.
 
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Pines—Sequoias [excerpt]

 

THE MCKINLEY TREE

     The tall, spreading pine on the Hotel Champlain Golf Course gained its fame as the favorite resting-place of the late President William McKinley, during a summer visit to the hotel at Bluff Point, when he made the Hotel Champlain the “summer capitol.” A remarkable coincidence, which further distinguished the tree, was that on the very day on which the President was assassinated, the pine was struck by lightning and its upper part broken off.

 

 


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