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“The Presidentís Trees”

 
 
“The Presidentís Trees” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 25, 2010
1. “The Presidentís Trees” Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated by Maryland State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, April 21, 1934. Growing on land that was once a part of Maryland and was in 1790 her gift to the United States of America for the national capitol, the 31 trees in this group have been dedicated to our 31 presidents by the 31 chapters of the Maryland D. A. R. as a part of the tercentenary celebration of the founding of the state. Soil from Marylandís historic spots have been placed at the base of each tree.
 
Erected 1934 by Maryland State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Historic Trees series lists.
 
Location. 38° 53.769′ N, 77° 0.456′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Columbus Circle Northeast near Louisiana Avenue Northeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address:
Several of the President's Trees image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 19, 2008
2. Several of the President's Trees
50 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware Avenue & Columbus Circle, NE (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christopher Columbus (about 300 feet away); The Freedom Bell (about 400 feet away); All Aboard! (about 500 feet away); Famine-Genocide in Ukraine (about 500 feet away); Gateway to The Nation's Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Reservation 196 (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Several of the President's Trees image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 19, 2008
3. Several of the President's Trees
“The Presidentís Trees” image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 25, 2010
4. “The Presidentís Trees”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,651 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2008, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on September 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.
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