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Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Petrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump

 
 
Petrified Conifer Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
1. Petrified Conifer Tree Marker
Inscription.  
Plaque A
85-90 Million Years Old Possibly a Bald Cypress from the Cretaceous Period or the Age of Dinosaurs

Plaque B
325 Million Years Old A Member of the Giant Club Mosses from the early Coal Age
 
Erected by Donated by the Keeten Family Neal and Debbie/Sam Bates and his daughter, Leslie.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryNatural FeaturesNatural Resources. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list.
 
Location. 34° 43.815′ N, 87° 42.213′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on S. Main Street. Located in Spring Park Tuscumbia, Al near Waterfall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuscumbia Big Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Cold Water Falls (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred Tears (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Jackson's Military Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); History of Tuscumbia, Alabama (about 400 feet away); American Indian History (about 500 feet away); U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank (about 600 feet away); Tuscumbia Railway First Railroad west of Alleghenies (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
 
Petrified Conifer Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
2. Petrified Conifer Tree
Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
3. Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump Marker
Found in Colbert County, Al.
Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
4. Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump
Petrified Conifer Tree/Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2007
5. Petrified Conifer Tree/Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 2,512 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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