Gone with the Wind redbud - Male High School Historical Tree Museum

The "Gone with the Wind" Eastern Redbud tree in this post is growing in the historical tree museum at Louisville, Kentucky's Male High School. The tree is a descendant of a redbud found at the Old Mill in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The mill is displayed during the opening scenes of the famous movie.

redbud tree blossoming in spring

redbud branches in spring

The "Gone with the Wind" redbud tree plaque reads:
Tree grown from seeds from
a tree in the mill scene of
the movie, "Gone with the

redbud flowers sprouting from tree trunk
Two weeks after taking the first pictures the native redbud tree had even more blossoms. This picture shows some blossoms actually sprouting from the trunk.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. ~Chinese Proverb
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