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World's Largest Sassafras Tree

2098 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-4819
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BIG BIG tree!

We wanted to see what locals find is fine in Owensboro so we thought we would stop by and see the... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Shawn M
via mobile
Yeah, its a tree

It's not hard to find and there's never a crowd. There really isn't much to do around it. It's just... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Luke H
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Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average42%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 15, 2017
“Amazing!”
Feb 16, 2018
“BIG BIG tree!”
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2098 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-4819
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see what locals find is fine in Owensboro so we thought we would stop by and see the big sassafras tree. It is one big tree!

Thank Shawn M
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

It's not hard to find and there's never a crowd. There really isn't much to do around it. It's just a big tree.

Thank Luke H
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

There are no concessions or rides here just a plaque recognizing the tree. Steps from the local library and easily accessible from a main road.

Thank James W
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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a pretty tree and the trunk is very impressive. The history behind the tree is interesting. But at the end of the day it's a tree. So if you're interested in history and nature it's worth more of a look than to someone who's...More

Thank Hannah R
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

If you are driving down Frederica Street going south you will pass this beautiful majestic tree. It has been there and is still there! I guess I take it for granted since it has always been a part of our city. Next time perhaps I...More

Thank connien515
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

A short walk from the Daviess County Public Library, the Sassafras tree is said to be over 250 years old.

Thank Blue_Samurai8
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Amazing! According to available information, "With a circumference of 21 ft., the world's largest sassafras tree is thought to be between 250 and 300 years old. The tree measures over 100 feet tall. A few other sassafras trees are 60 feet or taller, but the...More

Thank MaryannF650
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