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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mulberry

 
 
Mulberry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
1. Mulberry Marker
Inscription.  
This house built in 1795, by
Col. Joshua Gist on land granted to him
in 1782 and occupied by him until 1839.
Willed to Harriet Gist 1839,
occupied by her until 1865.
Willed to Mordecai Gist 1865
by whom occupied until 1903.
Purchased by Robert Gist 1903
the present occupant.

This tablet erected by the
General Mordecai Gist-Sterrett Society,
Children of the American Revolution,
as a tribute to the
George Washington Bi-Centennial
1932

 
Erected 1932.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1795.
 
Location. 39° 32.842′ N, 77° 0.04′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Gist Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Gist Road, Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Landon C. Burns (approx. 0.7 miles away); Potters Field (approx. 0.7 miles away); Farm Equipment
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Processing (approx. ¾ mile away); Cultivating (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Farm Equipment (approx. ¾ mile away); Clod-Crushers / Harrows / Plows (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Farm Equipment (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the front porch of this private dwelling. Property is not open to the public, but the Black Mulberry can be seen from the driveway.
 
Also see . . .  Col. Joshua Gist - Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Mulberry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
2. Mulberry Marker
National Champion Black Mulberry Tree at rear of dwelling. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
3. National Champion Black Mulberry Tree at rear of dwelling.
Black Mulberry tree at rear of house. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
4. Black Mulberry tree at rear of house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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