Wednesday, April 27, 2011

a very old tree at vassar college

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a couple of days ago when we took our son ian to see vassar college, this was the tree we found in front of the library. we all wondered just how old it must be. the library itself was pretty amazing too. below is the light fixture that hangs in it's entranceway.
this post is dedicated to the 'abc wednesday' meme and today's letter is the letter O. if you'd like to see other representations of the letter O, or if you'd like to add your own O representation, please visit 'abc wednesday'.
Vassar-College-Library

12 comments:

Wanda said...

That is one awesome tree. I can't believe the size of it. What a landmark for the college.

Kay L. Davies said...

Amazing tree, beautiful library, and I love the chandelier... there are plenty of O shapes in it, too, along with it probably being as old as the tree and the library.
Good choices for O day.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Oakland Daily Photo said...

Nothing like old sites with old taditions.

Meryl said...

BEautiful shot. Great school. Looks a lot like University of Chicago where my kids go. Good luck with the application process.

Roger Owen Green said...

Love the Vasssar campus. Wennt to New Paltz, myself.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Linda said...

What fun - we're also on the university trail. Is your son a prospective student too? We didn't see any interesting trees like this, tho.

mrsnesbitt said...

Thanks so much for this - don't you love the way ABC Wednesday takes us all round the world.

Denise
ABC Team

Thérèse said...

The college will be well hidden once the leaves decide to come back on this beautiful old tree.

Daryl said...

When I see trees like that I wish they could talk and share all they've seen happen ...

Gattina said...

Impressive building and a real big tree !

Gattina
ABC team

helenmac said...

an octogenarian, per chance?!

HelenMac,
ABC Wednesday Team

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

One of my friend's son and daughter both went to Vassar. It's a wonderful college. I can see you are on the college visit circuit :) We did that with both my kids 1o years ago! Good luck to your son--hope he gets in his first choice!