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Title:Edwin Asplundh and Raymond Pitcain inspecting the stump of a tree felled for Bryn Athyn Cathedral
Source:Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn Archives, Bryn Athyn, PA
Date:1916
Medium:Print
Description:"Edwin Asplundh and Raymond Pitcairn count the rings of the stump of the oldest oak felled for the roof. This tree was 347 years old on that day in 1916" (Glenn, E. Bruce. Bryn Athyn Cathedral: The Building of a Church. Bryn Athyn: Bryn Athyn Church, 1971. Caption p. 24). Edwin Asplundh served as building superintendent until 1917 when he left to serve in the First World War.