Pecan Tree

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Alex Haley lived in Henning, Tennessee with his grandparents from 1921-1929. It is from Alex Haley’s home in Henning that American Heritage Trees worked with Haley’s cousin, Beverly Johnson, to collect seeds and cuttings from the pecan tree that fronts the property.

Additional Information

Weight lbs
Dimensions N/A
Hardiness:

5-9

Height:

100

Spread:

50

Growth Rate:

SM

Sapling Size

Small, Medium

Clear
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Alex Haley Museum Bridge

Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center

Alex Haley lived in Henning, Tennessee with his grandparents from 1921-1929. Here is where young Alex heard many oral accounts of his family history from his grandmother, Cynthia, and Aunts Liz, Viney, Till and Cousin Georgia. On summer evenings their stories of ancestors, Kunta Kinte, who was sold into slavery at age 16 from West Africa, and “Chicken George”, who led the family from North Carolina to Tennessee, inspired Haley to write the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Roots.

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