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Group aims for revival of American chestnut tree

There are 3 comments on the Centre Daily Times story from Sep 21, 2013, titled Group aims for revival of American chestnut tree. In it, Centre Daily Times reports that:

Today, Fitzsimmons works with a range of volunteers, leading a group whose goal is to restore the once-prevalent American chestnut tree.

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keyluck

United States

#1 Sep 22, 2013
Excellent. Yrs ago I found a place in Ohio to order trees from a blight resistant stand but did not have the property to plant them. I remember as boy being sent to give limbs from dead chestnuts to use and fence bracing. The chestnut was great value to the early poineers.

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#2 Oct 9, 2013
We planted 25 of them several years ago. Only two lived and are now about 15 feet high and are beautiful trees.
gone with the wind

North Tazewell, VA

#3 Oct 9, 2013
Would like to see revival of american species of chestnut.Recently we tore down our old farmhouse lots of wormy chestnut wood good salvage income.

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