This hidden park was a nice place to visit for a few minutes. Considering the story surrounding the tree over 20 years ago, people still bring it healthy treats.
About Treaty Oak
But it's just a tree. You spend 3 minutes reading the plaque in front of it and then you leave. It is overgrown and chained off so you cannot go within a 15-foot radius of the trunk. Maybe it's because I am not a history...More
For history buffs, this is an important spot, site of several significant Austin &Texas events. However, the setting in an urban area is not inspiring or inviting. The shade one expects from a huge oak is minimal - shade is provided by nearby trees. Several...More
It has legendary historical significance, but I'm not sure non-Texans would be impressed. About half of the old oak was killed when the tree was poisoned several years ago by a mentally disturbed person.