Witness Tree Loses a Limb

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Witness Tree Loses a Limb
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By Holazola

I just drove by and noticed a huge limb broke off the witness tree in the courtyard of the old sizzler building.

Here is a link to some tree history by Tom Modugno: https://goletahistory.com/the-witness-tree/

According to Tom,  it is a "centuries old sycamore tree that has witnessed the change of Goleta from bean fields and dairy farms to concrete and traffic jams."

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a-1585584742 Mar 30, 2020 09:12 AM
Witness Tree Loses a Limb

I always get a kick out of the nurseries and landscape designers who call California sycamores “Witness Trees”

Longing2bhome Mar 29, 2020 11:30 PM
Witness Tree Loses a Limb

Thank you for the history link. It was fascinating. I really enjoyed reading. What a beautiful tree.

pkww Mar 27, 2020 02:29 PM
Witness Tree Loses a Limb

My wife's late grandfather grew up in then-rural Goleta. Every day on their walk to/from school, the neighborhood boys would stop to take a leak on that tree.

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