It's Official - Herbie is officially 217 years old. That means Herbie was "born" in 1793 as best as we can determine and lived in four different centuries.

Watch Doug Rafferty's - Doug's Discovery video on WGME featuring
MFS’s Pete Lammert and Jan Ames Santerre on the process of determining Herbie's age.

Maine Government News - Age of ‘Herbie,’ Yarmouth’s Giant Elm, Remains under Scrutiny

AUGUSTA, Maine -- “Herbie,” the town of Yarmouth’s state and New England champion American elm, afflicted with a systemic infection of Dutch elm disease, was cut down on Tuesday, Jan. 19, amid national attention. Click here to read more of this article.

Herbie Photo Galleries

Herbie Tree Cutting and Removal
Herbie Wood Product Samples
Wood from Herbie

Herbie Media Coverage


AP Press Interview Video with Frank Knight

Video Segment from the Channel 6 Show 207

Channel 6 Noon News Report

Channel 6 6 pm News Report



Channel 8 News Reports

Boston.com Article

NECN.com Report

Falmouth Forecaster Article

Assignment America Segment on the CBS Evening News - February 23, 2010

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