Photograph of the historic tree at Mission Carmel (San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo) in Monterey, ca.1888. The tree stands at center, growing from the slope of a hill that feeds into the dry ravine at left. In the background left, the gaurd rail of a bridge can be seen.; "Viscaino hung bell on this tree and held mass in 1602 and Father Juniper Serra utilized it for the same purpose June 3, 1770 when he first landed to establish a mission for Saint Charles. [Also the boat was tied here.] The tree fell early in 1900 and the trunk was removed to the garden at rear of San Carlos Mission in Monterey. Photo made by a Mr. Adams [a photographer of Monterey about 1890] abt. 1880 and [negative] purchased from him about 1895 by C.C. Pierce". -- Unknown author.