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This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania

 
 
This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 18, 2014
1. This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.  1682 - 1932 This tree was living when William Penn came to Pennsylvania 1682 White Oak, Quercus Alba Girth Breast High, 1932, 14ft. 4 ins.
 
Erected 1932.
 
Location. 39° 26.133′ N, 75° 42.767′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of St. Anne's Church Road and Summit Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker affixed to tree. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown DE 19709, 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. Three Welsh Members (a few steps from this marker); Old St. Anne's (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. William Lloyd Nelson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Middletown (approx. one mile away); Middletown Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Former Site of the Alston and Hunn Farms (approx. 1.6 miles away); Appoquinimink Friends Meeting House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
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The Tree image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 18, 2014
2. The Tree
The Tree with St. Anne's Church in the Background image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 18, 2014
3. The Tree with St. Anne's Church in the Background
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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