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South Point in Lawrence County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Catalpa Tree

 
 
Catalpa Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 29, 2021
1. Catalpa Tree Marker
Inscription.  
This CATALPA Tree was planted around 1837. Burlington was a part of the Old Northwest Territory and was established as the Lawrence County Seat on July 14, 1818. It has been confirmed by the Dept. of Natural Resources that this tree qualifies as a State and National Tree.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 38° 24.433′ N, 82° 31.831′ W. Marker is in South Point, Ohio, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Jefferson Street (County Road 1) just east of Davidson Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker and giant Catalpa tree are located on the north side of the street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Point OH 45680, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burlington Commons (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Administration Hospital (approx. 1.1 miles away in West Virginia); Wayne County / Cabell County (approx. 1.6 miles away in West Virginia); Camp Pierpont
Catalpa Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 29, 2021
2. Catalpa Tree Marker
(looking east • Catalpa tree is behind marker • Jefferson Street [County Road 1] on right)
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(approx. 1.6 miles away in West Virginia); Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chesapeake & Ohio 1308 (approx. 2.9 miles away in West Virginia); William Davidson (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ceredo - Kenova (approx. 3.3 miles away in West Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Point.
 
Also see . . .  Catalpa. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 14, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Feb. 5, 2023