November 6, 2020 / 11:10 PM / CBS Baltimore

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — An iconic tree in Baltimore County is coming down after experts discovered it was diseased.

In the center of downtown Towson, at the Prospect Hill Cemetery, sits a historic tree.

“It’s very visible to anyone traveling along this section of York Road, and it really represents the shelter that this cemetery gives families who’ve lost their members,” Ginger Mudd Galvez, of Prospect Hill Cemetery, said.

Now, after about 150 years, it’s coming to the end of its life after experts noticed it wasn’t looking so good. They discovered there were insect infestation and fungus that attacked the tree.

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