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Triangle in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Black Gum

 
 
Black Gum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 7, 2021
1. Black Gum Marker
Inscription.  The Black Gum has flowers which are a favorite of the bees. Pioneers made beehives and rabbit traps out of the short, hollow logs of this tree. Perhaps you recall the name "bee gums" or "rabbit gum."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommerceNatural Resources.
 
Location. 38° 33.607′ N, 77° 20.991′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Piedmont Forest Trail, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18175 Piedmont Forest Trail, Dumfries VA 22025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eastern Red Cedar (a few steps from this marker); Flowering Dogwood (a few steps from this marker); Piedmont Forest Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); White Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saplings of Hope (about 500 feet away); Almost Extinct
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(about 500 feet away); Historic Preservation and Maintenance (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
Black Gum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 7, 2021
2. Black Gum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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