Penn State honors “Old Willow Tree” as part of Earth Day celebration

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) — Despite the chaos of the coronavirus crisis, University Park still celebrated Earth Day by honoring one of its most historic trees.

The Old Willow stands near the Allen Street gate.

It’s been growing since 1921.

Social distancing measures led to a digital celebration this year, allowing Penn State students from all campuses to participate.

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