Willow Trees along the Sea Wall - Seneca Lake, Geneva NY

The Layfayette Tree, is so called from the fact that June 8th, 1825, General Layfayette held a reception under this tree and was welcomed by 2,000 people. Including a committee of 300, led by Captain Ruggles. The tree stands west of the city on Bean's hill at the junction of two state roads, the Albany and Buffalo Turnpike and the Old Pre-emption, one block from the city line.

Many thanks to Pat McArthur for this donation.

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