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as a camp and drill-ground for soldiers, and was called Camp Cameron. A large elm on the sidewalk in front of the Baptist Church on College avenue is well on towards a hundred years old, according to one who remembers it as a large tree in his boyhood. It grew up naturally along by the stone wall. A large elm further on, in front of an old house known as the Hall house, now demolished, still holds its own. There was an old elm tree at the junction of College avenue and Broadway. On Broadway, nearly up to Clarendon Hill, is a group of beautiful trees, which seem like an old-time family, with its patriarchs and young people. Some of these trees have doubtless seen the fortunes of more than a hundred years. The largest one is nearly opposite Simpson avenue, and the trunk measures thirteen feet in circumference. A near-by resident says: It was a fine, spreading tree, whose branches came down nearly to the ground, so that the children of the Walnut Hill school used to swing on t
f Somerville, used to be seen crossing what is now Highland avenue. On the southerly side of Broadway, not far from Magoun square, are five large white-ash trees, which were set out by Joseph AdamDecember, 1906.) The other, and a very old cherry tree, are best seen from Central street, near Broadway. On this estate a sweet apple tree was planted by one of the daughters, Rebecca, afterwards s for the good of the community, when it was separated from Charlestown, in 1842. Going down Broadway, one on the lookout for old trees is brought to a halt at the sight of a spreading apple tree o Central street and Broadway, and died there in 1819. The orchard was located on both sides of Broadway. Four trees are still standing, two on the right going down, and two on the left in the yard ooming to their maturity, they must have been of great age. Willows are remembered growing on Broadway, about opposite Walnut street, long before the land was made into a park. The present trees da