This tree is said to have once been a meeting point, a headquarters and lynching spot used by the Ku Klux Klan. The Bernards Township tree allegedly will give off warmth, even in winter, and consequently, snow will not pile up on it as it does on other trees. According to local lore, those who have tried to cut down or otherwise deface the low-hanging branch said to have been used for lynchings were cursed to an untimely death.
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- 165 Mountain Road
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- 40.6306059, -74.58307339999999
- Somerset County, New Jersey
- Nearest Towns:
- Martinsville, NJ (2.4 mi.)
Green Knoll, NJ (2.6 mi.)
Warren Township, NJ (3.7 mi.)
Bridgewater, NJ (4.0 mi.)
Somerville, NJ (4.1 mi.)
Borough of Far Hills, NJ (4.6 mi.)
Far Hills, NJ (4.6 mi.)
Finderne, NJ (4.7 mi.)
Bedminster, NJ (4.8 mi.)
Bound Brook, NJ (4.9 mi.)
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