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Historic Brazos County Courthouse Cedar Tree Is Coming Down

A cedar tree in front of the Brazos County courthouse since 1867…whose roots literally run back to at least 1841…is coming down.

County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a recommendation from county judge Duane Peters after learning of additional damage to the tree during storms the last two weeks.

The county’s historical commission will decide what happens to the tree.

The people in charge of the county’s landscaping have collected more than 20 seedlings to plant in front of the courthouse and at other county owned property.

Click below for comments from the April 16, 2019 Brazos County commissioner’s court meeting.

A cedar tree in front of the Brazos County courthouse since 1867…whose roots literally run back to at least 1841…is coming down.

County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a recommendation from county judge Duane Peters after learning of additional damage to the tree during storms the last two weeks.

The county’s historical commission will decide what happens to the tree.

The people in charge of the county’s landscaping have collected more than 20 seedlings to plant in front of the courthouse and at other county owned property.

Listen to “Historic Brazos County courthouse cedar tree is coming down” on Spreaker.

The historical cedar tree in front of the Brazos County courthouse, April 2 2019.

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Posted by on Apr 17 2019. Filed under Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News.
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