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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Washington Elm Tree

 
 
Washington Elm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
1. Washington Elm Marker
Inscription.  
Washington took command of the American Army under grandparent of this elm, Cambridge, Mass., July 3, 1775

Raised and given by Maryland D.A.R. and Alice Paret Dorsey as part of 200th anniversary of birth of Washington, 1732—1932
 
Erected 1938 by Alabama D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Historic Trees series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 1775.
 
Location. 32° 22.712′ N, 86° 18.061′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Bainbridge Street and Monroe Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery AL 36130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Moon Tree" (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Laurel Oak Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert L. Patterson (within shouting distance of this marker);
Marker with tree in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
2. Marker with tree in background.
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First National Confederate Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Bicentennial Park / Ancient Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); "Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Camellia Designated Alabama State Flower (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Site of the original Washington Elm in Cambridge.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the 'The Cambridge Elm Tree" in Massachusetts. (Submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Marker, to right of Albert Patterson statue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
3. Marker, to right of Albert Patterson statue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on September 4, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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May. 23, 2022