Historic Sycamore Tree

Image

Historic Sycamore Tree postcard
Historic Sycamore Tree postcard verso

Title

Historic Sycamore Tree

Identifier

20184 PC

Description

Color photographic postcard showing a large sycamore tree growing in the middle of a road, at the edge of an intersection. Behind the tree, citrus groves are visible.

Verso:
Caption: Historic Sycamore Tree - tradition records General Freemont camped under this tree on his trips from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It was also the official Hangman's tree. There is a legend too, that under or near this tree are buried treasures of the early days. Located on Highway 150 between Santa Paula and Fillmore, California.

[Columbia Wholesale Supply Co., 1047 N. Havenhurst, Hollywood 46, Calif., H1763 and15973]

Creator

Columbia Wholesale Supply Co.

Date

No date

Format

Color postcard
15 x 10 cm

Subject

Trees--Sycamore
Trees--Ventura County

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Paula (Calif.)
Fillmore (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Is Referenced By

MVC045 Collection of Ventura County postcards

Collection

Citation

Columbia Wholesale Supply Co. , “Historic Sycamore Tree,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed June 18, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5735.