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Columbus in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Columbus Oak

 
 
Columbus Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, June 27, 2021
1. Columbus Oak Marker
Inscription.  

Big Tree Registry
2016
Texas Champion

Species Common Name:
Live Oak
Scientific Name:
Quercus Virginiana

Dimensions:

Circumference
338 in.

Height
61 ft.

Crown Spread
114 ft.


Tree Index
428 pts.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 2016.
 
Location. 29° 42.395′ N, 96° 33.082′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is on Walnut Street (U.S. 90) 0.1 miles west of Rampart Street, on the right when traveling west. The historical marker and tree are located in a small park along the highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1218 Walnut Street, Columbus TX 78934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus' Old City Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Exum Philip Whitfield (about 600 feet away); Walk of Honor (about 700 feet away); American Legion Memorial
The Columbus Oak and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, June 27, 2021
2. The Columbus Oak and Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Carriage Step on Prairie Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robson's Castle and Columbus, Texas, Meat and Ice Company (approx. half a mile away); The Rev. Jacob Scherer (approx. half a mile away); Site of Railway Hospital (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
The Columbus Oak and Marker from the street image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, June 27, 2021
3. The Columbus Oak and Marker from the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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