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Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak

Camp Milton Historic Preserve

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak Marker
Inscription.  
The Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak stands at the site of an important Confederate port, blockaded by Union ships during the Civil War. The port, located southwest of Tallahassee, Florida, was a central shipping point for cotton, one of the South’s trade staples during the war. The port was cut off, however, by a successful Union blockade. As a result, the South lost a major source of foreign funding for its war effort. This tree grew from a seed taken from the Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak.
 
Location. 30° 20.202′ N, 81° 51.964′ 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. Frederick Douglass White Oak (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Address Honeylocust (a few steps from this marker); Robert E. Lee Southern Magnolia (a few steps from this marker); Manassas Mimosa
Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Battery Park Live Oak (a few steps from this marker); Booker T. Washington Sycamore (a few steps from this marker); Ulysses S. Grant Sycamore (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg American Sycamore (a few steps from 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 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on November 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos:   1. submitted on November 21, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   2. submitted on November 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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