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Lincoln City in Spencer County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Persimmon Tree

Diospyros virginiana

 
 
Persimmon Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, June 25, 2021
1. Persimmon Tree Marker
Inscription.  The ripe fruits of the persimmon trees were harvested in fall and eaten plain or made into cakes, puddings and cookies. The wood of the trees is very hard and makes excellent wedges for use in splitting logs and was also used in the making of spinning wheels.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 7.305′ N, 86° 59.841′ W. Marker is in Lincoln City, Indiana, in Spencer County. Marker is on Boyhood Nature Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2926 E McAlpine St, Lincoln City IN 47552, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sassafras (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barn (about 400 feet away); Chicken Coop (about 500 feet away); Lincoln Spring (about 500 feet away); Kitchen Garden (about 500 feet away); Carpenter Shop (about 500
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feet away); Log Cabin (about 600 feet away); Cabin Site Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Last updated on August 12, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. Photo   1. submitted on August 6, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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