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Thomasville in Thomas County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Big Oak

 
 
The Big Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
1. The Big Oak Marker
Inscription.  
The Big Oak
Thomasville, GA
Age c.   335 Yrs.
Spread   160 Feet
Height   68 Feet
Trunk   27.5 Ft. Circ.
Variety   Live Oak

Property of
Thomasville Garden Club, Inc.
and
City of Thomasville


1787   1987
Arborist Association
and
The International Society
Of Aboriculture
Jointly Recognize This
Significant Tree In This
Bicentennial Year As
Having Lived Here At The
Time of The Signing of
Our Constitution

 
Erected by Thomasville Garden Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 30° 50.473′ N, 83° 58.9′ W. Marker is in Thomasville, Georgia, in Thomas County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Crawford Street and E. Monroe Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Crawford Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thomasville GA 31792, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas County Confederate Monument
The Big Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
2. The Big Oak Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas County Honors African-American Leaders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Plaza Restaurant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Coffee Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Black Graduate of West Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Flowers Baking Company (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomasville.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Big Oak. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 27, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 

2. Big Oak and Big Oak Cam. Thomasville website entry (Submitted on July 28, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Big Oak Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
3. The Big Oak Markers
The Big Oak Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
4. The Big Oak Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 27, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Aug. 12, 2022