The Tree That Owns Itself


Possibly Athens' quirkiest spot is this oak tree, so beloved by its owner that he bequeathed ownership of the tree and its surrounding plot to the tree itself in his will. It's been in Ripley's, so you know it has to be real. Sadly, the original tree has itself since passed on. But, proving that "the acorn never falls far ... ," the new occupant was grown from a seed that came from that first mighty oak. Call it Son of Tree That Owns Itself. Go to the intersection of Dearing and South Finley streets and you can't miss it.


Athens, GA 30608


33.95477900, -83.38232500
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(706) 357-4430

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