this} short article, the tree was planted in 1887. That's one big old tree!
We started our picnic under the massive branches, but it rained too much and we had to move under the awning of the nearby church, where mosquitoes ate us up as we finished our sandwiches and crackers.
When the rain paused for a minute, we went out to explore the church's gardens. You can see the giant roots in the background, behind the fountain.