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Belle View near Alexandria in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

These Trees

 
 
These Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Dean Meyer, December 30, 2006
1. These Trees Marker
Inscription.  
These trees were planted
in commemoration of the
eight Presidents of
the United States
who were sons of Virginia.
George Washington 1789-1797
Thomas Jefferson 1801-1809
James Madison 1809-1817
James Monroe 1817-1825
Wm. Henry Harrison 1841-1841
John Tyler 1841-1845
Zachary Taylor 1849-1850
Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921
Mt. Vernon Chapter N.S.D.A.R.
Alexandria Virginia
1932

 
Erected 1932 by the Mt. Vernon Chapter N.S.D.A.R. (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution), Alexandria, Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe
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, the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, the Former U.S. Presidents: #10 John Tyler, the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 38° 46.879′ N, 77° 3.228′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Virginia, in Fairfax County. It is in Belle View. Marker can be reached from George Washington Memorial Parkway (at milepost 7). Located in the near the second parking lot of Belle Haven Park. Exit parkway on unnamed road to Belle Haven Marina and then take left turn into parking areas. Proceed to second parking lot and marker is located on the right side of the one-way lane exiting the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Jones Point (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wasteland or Wetland? (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Place to Rest—or Nest (approx. half a mile away); Defenses of Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Willard
These Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Dean Meyer, January 15, 2007
2. These Trees Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Willard (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belle Haven Park (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
More about this marker. These eight Virginians were the first, third, fourth, fifth, ninth, tenth, twelfth, and twenty eighth Presidents of the United States.
 
Regarding These Trees. The eight trees, if they are still standing, are no longer distinguishable in the vegetation.
 
Additional keywords. NSDAR: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2024. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 2,431 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2024, by Carolyn Sanders of Plano, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on January 14, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   2. submitted on January 21, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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