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Sandy Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Sandy Spring Ash Tree

 
 
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By F. Robby
1. The Sandy Spring Ash Tree Marker
Inscription.  The Sandy Spring Ash Tree

White Ash

Fraxinus Americus

Maryland Champion White Ash Tree

Approximate age 300 years

Dedicated this day by the Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning, April 29, 2006
 
Erected 2006 by Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning.
 
Location. 39° 8.658′ N, 77° 1.232′ W. Marker is in Sandy Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Auburn Village Drive 0.4 miles south of Olney Sandy Spring Road (State Route 108), on the right when traveling south. Tree is about 150 feet from end of road, where the road circles back, and between houses numbered 17601 and 17602. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandy Spring MD 20860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sandy Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); History of the Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quakers Practicing their Faith in Montgomery County
The Sandy Spring Ash Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 7, 2019
2. The Sandy Spring Ash Tree Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 1.2 miles away); African Americans and Quakers in Sandy Spring (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Holland Red Door Store (approx. 1.4 miles away); Springhouse (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandy Spring.
 
More about this marker. The tree may be alternately reached as the final stop, stop number 9, on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail, about two miles from the trailhead at Woodlawn Manor.
 
Categories. AgricultureColonial EraHorticulture & Forestry
 
The Sandy Spring Ash Tree image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 7, 2019
3. The Sandy Spring Ash Tree
As seen from Auburn Village Road.
The Sandy Spring Tree Trunk image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 7, 2019
4. The Sandy Spring Tree Trunk
The Sandy Spring Ash Tree image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, April 7, 2019
5. The Sandy Spring Ash Tree
In the center of the treeline, to the left of the gap. As seen from a distance from the Underground Railroad Experience Trail.
 

More. Search the internet for The Sandy Spring Ash Tree.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2019, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 7, 2019, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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