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Morristown in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Constitution Tree

 
 
Constitution Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
1. Constitution Tree Marker
Inscription.  
1787       The National       1987
Arborist Association
and
The International Society
of Arboriculture
jointly recognize this
significant tree in this
Bicentennial year as
having lived here at the
time of the signing of
our Constitution

 
Erected 1987 by Jersey Central Power & Light Co.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the American Revolution and U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Living Witness Trees series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 40° 47.806′ N, 74° 27.61′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Kary Way, on the right when traveling west on Lafayette Avenue. Marker is located near Acorn Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Acorn Hall (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Acorn Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Powder Mill
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Continental Army Encampments at Morristown (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Path to History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ford Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
More about this marker. The logos of The National Arborist Association and The International Society of Arboriculture appear at the bottom of the markers.
 
Constitution Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
2. Constitution Tree Marker
Only the stump of the tree referred to on the marker remained when this photo was taken.
Marker in Morristown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
3. Marker in Morristown
Marker at Acorn Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
4. Marker at Acorn Hall
The Constitution Tree marker can be seen here on the left in the photo. Acorn Hall, seen on the right, is the home of the Morris County Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,066 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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