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World's Largest Sassafras Tree

2098 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-4819
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It's a big tree

I'm not sure how this rates as one of the best things to do in Owensboro. It is a large tree... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dmba10u
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Dayton, Ohio
Well Maintained

This tree is on a main street in Owensboro and easy to find and see. The tree is huge and is easy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AkashaJames
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Owensboro
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good9%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 15, 2017
“Amazing!”
3 weeks ago
“It's a big tree”
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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2098 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-4819
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure how this rates as one of the best things to do in Owensboro. It is a large tree, right on the main road on Owensboro, If you slow down to 20 mph, you will see the tree. Once you've ssen it, there...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tree is on a main street in Owensboro and easy to find and see. The tree is huge and is easy to collect fall leaves from it. It sits next to the local library. You could sit in the library garden and enjoy the...More

Thank AkashaJames
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I have never seen such a massive tree. If your in the area you must stop by and see it. The locals are very proud of it as they should be. It is located in the yard of EM Ford Company.

Thank Chester D
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

I love this old tree. It's great to photograph with a wide angle lens up into it's branches. Shows what an amazing old tree it is.

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Reviewed 16 February 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 3 January 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 28 December 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 3 December 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

1  Thank Hannah R
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Reviewed 10 November 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 1 November 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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