The President, the third largest tree on earth. The President, Sequoia National Park is 3200 years old. "The President" is the second most massive tree ever measured: it's 27 feet wide at the bottom and 247 feet tall.
parkstepp: year old tree in South Africa called The Tree of Life. The boabab tree. Some hollowed out trunks have been used to provide shelter to as many as 40 people, it can hold up to liters of water, fibers from the bark can be turned.
Researchers studying a remote section of the Pindos mountains in northern Greece have discovered a grove of ancient trees untouched for more than years. The dozen millennium-old trees, all Bosnian pines, include one specimen that first set down root
Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. Good use of "yard" trees and other wood that can't be milled; works much better in climates without termites. Good drainage under the log rounds will make the path last longer.