For a list of all trees, ordered by the name of the tree, see List of Trees.

Tree ID: FW-1
Species: Sycamore
Year: 1752
Honoree: Betsy Ross
Ancestor Location: Betsy Ross' workshop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
History: Betsy Ross, born in Philadelphia on January 1st, was the seamstress commissioned to create the first "Stars and Stripes" in 1777. The ancestor tree to this tree was planted at her workshop in 1934 by the Daughters of the Spanish-American War.

The first tree in the Famous Women section is the Sycamore and is aligned with Betsy Ross. Most people associated Betsy Ross with the creation of our country's flag. But there is much more to the story.

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