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Robert E. Lee Tulip Popular

Camp Melton Historic Preserve

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Robert E. Lee Tulip Popular Marker
Inscription.  
Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) was a brilliant military genius was probably the greatest single factor in keeping the confederacy alive through the four years of the Civil War. After the war’s end, Lee refused to express bitterness. “Abandon your animosities,” he said, “and make your son Americans.” Lee’s Virginia ancestral home, Stratford Hall, is where a towering Tulip Poplar tree stands. This tree grew from a seed handpicked from the Robert E. lee Tulip Poplar.
 
Location. 30° 20.186′ N, 81° 51.97′ 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); Arlington National Cemetery Tulip Poplar (here, next to this marker); Chatham House Catalpa (a few steps from this marker); Manassas Mimosa
Robert E. Lee Tulip Popular Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Robert E. Lee Tulip Popular Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Robert E. Lee Southern Magnolia (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass White Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Apalachicola Harbor Live Oak (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 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 

2. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. City of Jacksonville (Submitted on November 21, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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