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Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

George Washington Elm Tree

 
 
George Washington Elm Tree image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
1. George Washington Elm Tree
Inscription.  

Washington first took command of the American Army under the Grandparent of this Elm at Cambridge, Mass.
July 3, 1775.
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Raised and presented by Maryland D.A.R., marked by Oklahoma D.A.R.,
This tree is planted as part of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington.
1732 - 1932

 
Erected 1932 by Oklahoma Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEnvironmentPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Historic Trees 🌲 series lists.
 
Location. 35° 29.483′ N, 97° 30.224′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of NE 21st Street and Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on NE 21st Street
George Washington Elm Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
2. George Washington Elm Tree and Marker
. Marker and tree are on the south grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Elm (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Range Riders (a few steps from this marker); Oklahoma Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Flags Flown Over Oklahoma (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma City Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker); As Long As The Waters Flow (within shouting distance of this marker); A Past to Remember, A Future to Mold (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma State Seal (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Site of the original Washington Elm in Cambridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2012. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on September 4, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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