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Near Phoenixville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree

 
 
George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
1. George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree Marker
On this plaque the word: Scion (grafting), a detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant which is grafted onto the stock
Inscription.
This Coffee Bean Tree a Scion
of a Tree planted at Mount Vernon by
George Washington
A Tree which he raised from
Seed Brought Back by Him from the
Ohio Valley in 1784
Replanted Here – 1954

 
Location. 40° 5.931′ N, 75° 27.776′ W. Marker is near Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from Valley Forge Road (Pennsylvania Route 23), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. This Marker is just off of Horseshoe Trail on the edge of Valley Forge Park. The entry is at Owen Road and Valley Forge Road. (PA Rt.# 23) Drive up the gravel road to the paved parking lot, this marker is behind the building you are parked in front of. Click on and review markers nearby for a better understanding of how to find this almost hidden marker. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenixville PA 19460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honor Court to Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh (a few steps from this marker); To Honor the Maker of First American Flag (a few steps from this marker); Horse-Shoe Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village of Valley Forge
George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
2. George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree
(about 500 feet away); Valley Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Icon (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Village of Valley Forge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Phoenixville.
 
Also see . . .  Kentucky Coffeetree. This is most likely the type of tree planted here (Submitted on January 19, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, January 3, 2012
3. George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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