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This Day in the History of the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


March 16, 1918
Davie Poplar Jr., which came from a Davie Poplar shoot, was planted on this day. Davie Jr. was a gift of the Class of 1918. Davie Poplar III, a descendant of the original Davie Poplar, was planted on October 12, 1993, in celebration of the University’s bicentennial.
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