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Mint Spring in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Avenue of Trees

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, September 18, 2011
1. Avenue of Trees Marker
Inscription. This Avenue of Trees, sponsored by Clemmer-McGuffin Post 13, American Legion and Auxiliary, was given in loving memory by the people of Staunton and Augusta County in memoriam 1917-1918.
 
Location. 38° 4.025′ N, 79° 6.438′ W. Marker is in Mint Spring, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee-Jackson Highway (U.S. 11) and the Avenue of Trees, on the left when traveling south on Lee-Jackson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mint Spring VA 24463, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Church (approx. 3 miles away); Roanoke College (approx. 3 miles away); John Colter (approx. 4 miles away); Mount Tabor Lutheran Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Virginia Institute (approx. 4.7 miles away); Birthplace of Woodrow Wilson (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Barger House (approx. 5 miles away); Montgomery Hall Park (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Regarding Avenue of Trees. Parallel to the highway at the marker, and
Avenue of Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 18, 2011
2. Avenue of Trees Marker
The Avenue of Trees itself, a pleasant suburban lane, is to the right through the trees.
separated by a forested median, is a lane named Avenue of Trees which may have been the alignment of Lee-Jackson Highway when the marker was erected.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is another Avenue of Trees on the eastern approach to Staunton.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryWar, World I
 
Avenue of Trees image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 18, 2011
3. Avenue of Trees
This view is north. The highway, and the marker, is to the left through the trees. The lane rejoins the highway in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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