NY: Washington Square Park and the Hanged ... - Secret World

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In Washington Square Park is the hanging tree, Hangman's Elm. Although historians agree that this hanging was a myth, in the sense that no one was hanged from this tree, the legend is still present in New Yorkers' tales. According to experts, it is still the oldest tree in New York. With over three hundred years to live. It's worth a look. There's a plaque to recognize it.