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Mulberry in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Mulberry Tree

 
 
The Mulberry Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, January 26, 2008
1. The Mulberry Tree Marker
Inscription.  This tree replaces the original hundred year old tree that was the "mail drop" for the Bone Valley area before the city of Mulberry, "The Phospate Center of the World" was incorporated in 1901.
 
Erected by Davis Monument Co., Lakeland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceLandmarksSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 27° 53.626′ N, 81° 58.405′ W. Marker is in Mulberry, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of South Church Avenue (State Road 37) and SE 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on South Church Avenue. On the front lawn of the Phosphate Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mulberry FL 33860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mulberry Time Capsule (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Citrus Planting (within shouting distance of this marker); Phosphate Area War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); In Memorium to Cecil B. Strange (about 400 feet away); Pierce (approx. 4.4 miles away); PA-47 “Piper Jet” (approx. 6.9 miles away); Cirrus VK-30 (approx. 6.9 miles away); MiG-21 MF 1970 (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mulberry.
 
The tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julie Szabo, January 26, 2008
2. The tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,625 times since then and 176 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 10, 2023