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Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar

Camp Milton Historic Preserve

 
 
Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar Marker
Inscription.  
In Central Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Union General Ulysess S. Grant met at Appomattox Court House to discuss the formal terms of surrender. On April 9, 1865 Lee and Grant signed the terms effectively ending the Civil War. This tree grew from a seed handpicked from the Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar, where thousands of Confederate troops filed past and laid down their arms.
 
Location. 30° 20.193′ N, 81° 51.99′ 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. Shiloh Silver Maple (here, next to this marker); Andersonville Southern Magnolia (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Selma Live Oak (a few steps from this marker); Kennesaw Mountain White Oak (a few steps from this marker); Chatham House Catalpa
Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Robert E. Lee Sycamore (within shouting distance of this marker); Brompton White Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Manassas Mimosa (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .  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 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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