New Jersey town’s nearly 600-year-old oak tree falls down

  • This Friday, June 7, 2019 photo shows a nearly-600 year-old oak tree which toppled on Thursday in Salem, N.J. It is believed Quaker John Fenwick, who brought the first English settlement to West Jersey in 1675, brokered a treaty with a Native American tribe under the tree’s branches. (Carly Wanna/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

SALEM, N.J. — A 600-year-old oak tree known as the tallest one in New Jersey has uprooted.