Darien in McIntosh County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Oglethorpe Oak
Gen. Oglethorpe Camped
Height, 75 feet
Circumference: 360 feet
Trunk 15 ft 6 in Longest Limb 61 ft.
Average Length of Limbs 50 ft.
Covers 7,600 feet
Will Shelter 5,065 Men
Measured in 1895
Location. 31° 22.214′ N, 81° 26.049′ W. Marker is in Darien, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker can be reached from GA-99 (Adams Street) near US 17, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darien GA 31305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Inverness (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Oglethorpe Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); McIntosh County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burning of Darien (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodists at Darien (about 500 feet away); Columbus Square (about 700 feet away); Darien's Railroad and Depot (about 700 feet away); Fort King George (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Darien.
Regarding The Oglethorpe Oak. see nearby Marker for Oglethorpe Oak
The old oak, which shaded units of Oglethorpe's men, survived hurricanes,
Categories. • Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks •
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