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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Wye Oak

 
 
This Wye Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 8, 2021
1. This Wye Oak Marker
Inscription.  
This wye oak was a seedling of the
largest wye oak in the U,S. and the
state tree of Maryland which was
located in Wye Mills. That tree
stood for over 400 years until it
was destroyed by a storm in 2002.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
 
Location. 39° 32.434′ N, 76° 5.215′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Lafayette Street. Address is across the street behind the marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Boyer Family Shad Shack (a few steps from this marker); Pensell Propeller (within shouting distance of this marker); Anchors (within shouting distance of this marker); Aids to Navigation Fog Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Nun Buoy (within shouting distance of this marker); A Perfect Location (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birds by the Bay
This Wye Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 8, 2021
2. This Wye Oak Marker
Subject tree is on the right with the marker in front of the trunk.
(about 400 feet away); Did you Know? (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
More about this marker. In photo 2, The Boyer Family Shad Shack (subject of a separate hmdb.org entry) is at left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Last updated on January 30, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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