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Stonewall Jackson Prayer Oak

Camp Milton Historic Preserve

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Stonewall Jackson Prayer Oak Marker
Inscription.  
The Stonewall Jackson prayer oak, still massive despite half of its hugh boughs having died, stands in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. It is believed to have sheltered one of the most famous of all the personalities of the Civil War, Confederate General Stonewall Jackson, as he said his morning prayers. The oak, at Grottoes, Virginia, stands on the edge of a farm field. The road passing under it, which Jackson had used, has since been abandoned. This tree grew from an acorn handpicked from the Stonewall Jackson Prayer Oak.
 
Location. 30° 20.177′ 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 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. Seminary Ridge White Oak (a few steps from this marker); Fort Fisher Live Oak (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln’s Tomb White Oak (a few steps from
Stonewall Jackson Prayer Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Stonewall Jackson Prayer Oak Marker
this marker); Robert E. Lee Sycamore (a few steps from this marker); Kennesaw Mountain White Oak (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Selma Live Oak (a few steps from this marker); Shiloh Silver Maple (within shouting distance of 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 . . .
1. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. Florida Hikes! (Submitted on November 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 

2. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. City of Jacksonville (Submitted on November 20, 2019.) 
 
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 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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