Lincoln on chopping a tree


Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Lincoln Redwood tree
Lincoln’s redwood tree (Wikipedia Commons)

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the knife.”

The Lincoln tree

The Lincoln tree is the name given to the giant redwood tree in Sequoia National Park, southern Sierra Nevada, California. It is counted among one of the largest trees in the world. It is over 80 meters tall with a circumference of more than 30 meters at its base. Whats better is that its got company for there is the President’s tree, the Franklin tree and the Washington tree in close vicinity. 


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