300 year old tree falls in a storm and tells a story

When I visited Brownsea a few weeks ago I came across this fallen oak.

Brownsea tree
The date the tree fell down in a storm is routed into the trunk. The Rangers then counted the annual growth rings to determine when it germinated as an acorn.

1687 – King James II on the throne and Isaac Newton publishes this book on the laws of motion and gravity

327 years – not bad

Not seen that done before  Рa good idea Рmakes you think

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