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Giant Maine tree may set record

HEBRON, Maine — A Maine forester has measured what is believed to be the tallest American chestnut tree in its native range.

The 95-foot tree is located in woodlands in this small town in southwestern Maine. There is no official record keeping, but officials with the American Chestnut Foundation say the Maine tree is thought to be the tallest from Maine to Mississippi.

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