Danvers, Massachusetts: Oldest Fruit Tree in North America

The Endecott Pear Tree is in a little gated plot of grass and nature behind a sprawling suburban office building parking lot. Planted in 1632.
Address:
104 Endicott St., Danvers, MA
Directions:
Yankee Division Hwy exit 24. Drive east on Endicott St. for a quarter-mile. Turn right at the stoplight toward the Outpatient Care facility. Drive past the building on the left (Osram Sylvania), then turn left into the parking lot behind the building. You'll see the gated tree enclosure ahead, on the right. Behind Osram/Sylvania.
Admission:
Free
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Pear Tree.

Oldest Fruit Tree in North America

From the parking lot, the pear tree is down a slight hill.

[Barbara, 05/19/2020]

Pear Tree.

Oldest Fruit Tree in North America

The only access is now from the back right hand side of the car park for the Brightview apartment complex. The Osram is a fenced off building site at the moment.

[mjc, 08/08/2019]

Endicott Pear Tree

Endicott Pear Tree

Planted around 1630 after being transplanted from England, the Endecott Pear Tree is the oldest fruit tree in North America.

[Jonathan Schalliol, 06/05/2016]

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