The Callery Pear tree, a descendent of a tree at Ground Zero, became known as the “Survivor Tree” after standing through the terror attacks on the World Trade Center. In 2015, the department dedicated the planting of this Survivor Tree seedling. The following year, Attorney General Loretta Lynch dedicated a commemorative plaque for the tree.

The Callery Pear tree, a descendent of a tree at Ground Zero, became known as the “Survivor Tree” after standing through the terror attacks on the World Trade Center. In 2015, the department dedicated the planting of this Survivor Tree seedling. The following year, Attorney General Loretta Lynch dedicated a commemorative plaque for the tree.