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Kinnelon in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Butternut Tree

Juglans Cinerea

 
 
The Butternut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
1. The Butternut Tree Marker
Inscription. Oldest and largest known tree of its species in New Jersey. Stands on site of 18th century Mead Farm. Hull, nuts, and bark traditionally used by Indians and Colonists.
 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 41° 0.167′ N, 74° 21.521′ W. Marker is in Kinnelon, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Kinnelon Road and Patterson Hamburg Turnpike (US 23) on Kinnelon Road. Click for map. The marker is behind a bank near the parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Butler NJ 07405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Butler Railroad Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Hard Rubber Company (approx. one mile away); Park Place Veterans Park (approx. one mile away); Great Charlotteburg Furnace Tract (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fredericks House (approx. 2 miles away); Federal Hill Historic Site (approx. 2.5 miles away); Slaterís Mill (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kinnelon.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNative Americans
 
The Butternut Tree image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
2. The Butternut Tree
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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