Coventry in Kent County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Liberty Tree Memorial
Erected by Elm Research Institute, Keene, NH.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 14, 1765.
Location. 41° 42.092′ N, 71° 35.557′ W. Marker is in Coventry, Rhode Island, in Kent County. Marker is on Flat River Road (Rhode Island Route 117Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1670 Flat River Road, Coventry RI 02816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major Edouard J. Jacques (a few steps from this marker); Coventry War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The General Nathanael Greene Homestead (approx. 2½ miles away); Nathanael Greene (approx. 2.6 miles away); Nathanael Greene Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Nathanael Greene Homestead Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Waterman Tavern (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coventry.
Also see . . .
1. Liberty Tree Site. One block east of Boylston Station (Green Line) and Boston Common, at Washington and Essex Streets, is the site of the famous Liberty Tree. Embedded in the wall of the building located at 630 Washington Street is a tablet marking the spot of the historic landmark, bearing the inscription "Sons of Liberty, 1766." (Submitted on July 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. The American Liberty Elm. The state tree of both Massachusetts and North Dakota, American elm is a beautiful tree but subject to getting a serious disease called Dutch elm disease or DED. The good news is that resistant tree strains are starting to improve the American elm's situation. Elm Research Institute (ERI) has developed on of the best, called the American Liberty Elm, and offers matching grants to groups who want to plant the tree. (Submitted on July 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.