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McClellanville in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Deerhead Oak

 
 
Deerhead Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
1. Deerhead Oak Marker
Inscription. In 1867, William Peter Beckman opened McClellanville’s first store here in the shade of the Deerhead Oak. The property remains in the Beckman family to this day and provides an open greenspace for the people of McClellanville.
 
Location. 33° 5.133′ N, 79° 27.662′ W. Marker is in McClellanville, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Oak Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Clellanville SC 29458, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McClellanville (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Tillia Morrison (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Santee Parish Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archibald Rutledge Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucas’ 1792 Wind Powered Sawmill (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lowcountry Seaman’s Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. James Santee Parish Church (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in McClellanville.
 
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Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
2. Overview
Deerhead Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
3. Deerhead Oak Marker
Deerhead Oak

Height 67 ft.
Circumference 30.6 ft.
Longest Limb 70 ft.
Age >1000 years
Deerhead Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
4. Deerhead Oak Marker
This commemorates the selection of the Deerhead Oak as the South Carolina Urban and Community Forestry Council “2007 Heritage Tree”
Deerhead Oak image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
5. Deerhead Oak
Deerhead Oak image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
6. Deerhead Oak
Showing some of the amenities for the towns use
Deerhead Oak full view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 10, 2013
7. Deerhead Oak full view
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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