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Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar

Camp Milton Historic Preserve

 
 
Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar Marker
Inscription.  
The grounds of Arlington National Cemetery were originally part of Arlington House, the 1,100-achre home of General Robert E. Lee and his family before the war began. Today, the cemetery covers 612 acres and is the final resting place for more than 300,000 veterans and their families. The Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Popular is one of the oldest and most prominent trees shading the graves. This tree grew from a seed handpicked from the Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar.
 
Location. 30° 20.188′ N, 81° 51.966′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from Halsema Road North 0.4 miles north of Old Plank Road, on the right when traveling north. Located within the Camp Milton Historic Preserve. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1225 Halsema Road North, Jacksonville FL 32220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Antietam Sycamore (here, next to this marker); Robert E. Lee Tulip Popular (here, next to this marker); Chatham House Catalpa (a few steps from this marker); Robert E. Lee Southern Magnolia
Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Frederick Douglass White Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Manassas Mimosa (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address Honeylocust (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. Florida Hikes! (Submitted on November 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 

2. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. City of Jacksonville (Submitted on November 14, 2019.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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