This magnolia is just outside the law library, near the entrance to 21st Ave. S.
The row of magnolias around the perimeter of the campus are a hallmark of Vanderbilt. But their presence was not an accident -- they were the brainchild of Margaret Branscomb, an influential figure who influenced the character of the campus. To learn more about her role in creating the 'curtain of magnolias', go to the history page
for this tree.