Coupeville, Washington: Tree Slab Of Renown

This big tree slab, in a little white shed, "was a sapling 200 years before Columbus discovered America" according to its accompanying paperwork.

Coupeville Town Park

Address:
300 NW Coveland St., Coupeville, WA
Directions:
Coupeville Town Park. West edge of town, on the north side of NW Coveland St., just west of its intersection with NW Madrona Way. In a little white shed right next to the road.
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Slab of the Ages.

Tree Slab

A big tree slab sits in the Coupeville Town Park. A display shows its history.

[Jay Lujan, 08/07/2020]

According to an attached sign, the slab was found in the early 1930s and dragged to this spot. "The slab came from a tree which was a sapling 200 years before Columbus discovered America." Someone in Coupeville needs to count the tree rings and mark the important dates.


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