McKee Oak Being Treated at Courthouse

The County is making efforts to save the McKee oak on courthouse square from an infestation of oak tree caterpillars
Photo by W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

In 1977, Robert McKee was selected as a representative to the Constitutional Convention. A granite ground marker and an oak tree was planted at the Henderson County Courthouse in commemoration. The McKee oak is now under attack by an oak tree caterpillar infestation. The yellowneck is one variety of pest, and passes…

For this and other interesting stories, see the September 6th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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