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Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maryland Bicentennial Tree

 
 
Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., July 12, 2020
1. Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker
Inscription.  
It has stood its ground,
survived the American Revolution and
continues to serve an appreciative nation

July 1978
Maryland Bicentennial Commission --- Maryland Forest Service

 
Erected 1978 by Maryland Bicentennial Commission, Maryland Forest Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 39° 35.956′ N, 75° 49.436′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Big Elk Mall, Elkton MD 21921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holly Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Creswell Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elkton, Wedding Capital of the East (approx. 0.7 miles away); "O! say can you see..." (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fighting Back (approx. 0.7 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also
Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., July 14, 2020
2. Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker
Facing east towards the rock, with the diner building behind it. US 40 is off camera to right.
named Elkton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Michael Rudulph (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
Regarding Maryland Bicentennial Tree. From elsewhere, I found this to be the Holly Hall Oak, with Holly Hall being on a Maryland historical marker nearby on Route 213. It is noted as collapsing in 2009, and I could only photograph the remaining hole.
 
Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., July 12, 2020
3. Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker
Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., July 12, 2020
4. Maryland Bicentennial Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on December 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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