The room (the one jutting out into the grass) is where Isaac Newton stayed when he studied at Cambridge & the tree outside is a descendant of the apple tree he sat under (though it no longer produces apples, so students tie them on sometimes).
cambridge tour January 13th 2005 We got a walking tour of cambridge from a local woman who didn't talk too loud, so i think i missed like 15% of the tour, but what i did hear was interesting. Cambridge University is made up of 34 colleges, dating back to the 1600s which are all over town with gorgeous historic buildings. We saw where Isaac Newton stayed & the apple tree he sat under (ok, it was a descendant of the apple tree he ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Cambridgeshire » Cambridge Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more