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Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Robert E. Lee Sycamore

Camp Milton Historic Preserve

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Robert E. Lee Sycamore Marker
Inscription.  
The Robert E. Lee Sycamore grows at the immense plantation where the famous Confederate general was born. The thickly wooden acres of Stratford Hall were home to four generations of Lees, including Richard Henry Lee and Francis “Lightfoot” Lee, the only brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence. Robert E. Lee graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He became commander-in-chief of all Confederate armies during the Civil War in 1865. This tree grew from a seed handpicked from Robert E. Lee Sycamore.
 
Location. 30° 20.185′ N, 81° 52.002′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from Halsema Road North 0.4 miles north of Old Plank Rd, 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. Kennesaw Mountain White Oak (here, next to this marker); Lincoln’s Tomb White Oak (here, next to this marker); Seminary Ridge White Oak (here,
Robert E. Lee Sycamore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Robert E. Lee Sycamore Marker
next to this marker); Fort Fisher Live Oak (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Selma Live Oak (a few steps from this marker); Stonewall Jackson Prayer Oak (a few steps from this marker); Shiloh Silver Maple (a few steps from this marker); Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .  Camp Milton Historic Preserve. (Submitted on November 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 

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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 51 times since then and 2 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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