- Tree ID: AH-19
- Species: Cottonwood
- Year: 1863
- Honoree: Fort Sumner
- Ancestor Location: Fort Sumner, New Mexico
- History: Over 12,000 cottonwood trees were planted around Fort Sumner in the New Mexico territory in a reforestation project. About 30 of those trees remain today. Kit Carson marched captive Navajo and Mescalero Apache Indians 400 miles to this site in 1862.
- Published: 05 July 2017 05 July 2017
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