Publication information

New York Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Giant Sequoia Named for McKinley”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: New York, New York
Date of publication: 2 November 1901
Volume number: 51
Issue number: 16169
Pagination: 7

“Giant Sequoia Named for McKinley.” New York Times 2 Nov. 1901 v51n16169: p. 7.
full text
McKinley memorialization; William McKinley [tree].
Named persons
J. J. Lerman.

Giant Sequoia Named for McKinley


From The San Francisco Call.

     Secretary J. J. Lerman of the Yosemite Valley Commission, having been sent by the Commissioners to select a tree in the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to be named “William McKinley,” visited the big trees on Monday, Oct. 21. Many trees were looked at. A fine sequoia that stands between “Washington” and “Lincoln” was selected as the tree which will be known as “William McKinley.” It is estimated to be 3,000 years old.