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Mint Spring in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Avenue of Trees

 
 
Avenue of Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 18, 2011
1. Avenue of Trees Marker
Inscription.  This Avenue of Trees, sponsored by Clemmer-McGuffin Post 13, American Legion and Auxiliary, was given in loving memory by the people of Staunton and Augusta County in memoriam 1917-1918.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryWar, World I.
 
Location. 38° 4.025′ N, 79° 6.438′ W. Marker is in Mint Spring, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee-Jackson Highway (U.S. 11) and the Avenue of Trees, on the left when traveling south on Lee-Jackson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mint Spring VA 24463, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Church (approx. 3 miles away); Roanoke College (approx. 3 miles away); John Colter (approx. 4½ miles away); Mount Tabor Lutheran Church (approx. 4.7 miles
Avenue of Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 18, 2011
2. Avenue of Trees Marker
The Avenue of Trees itself, a pleasant suburban lane, is to the right through the trees.
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away); Virginia Institute (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Great Road (approx. 5.1 miles away); Frontier Culture Museum (approx. 5.1 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Avenue of Trees. Parallel to the highway at the marker, and separated by a forested median, is a lane named Avenue of Trees which may have been the alignment of Lee-Jackson Highway when the marker was erected.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is another Avenue of Trees on the eastern approach to Staunton.
 
Avenue of Trees image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 18, 2011
3. Avenue of Trees
This view is north. The highway, and the marker, is to the left through the trees. The lane rejoins the highway in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Aug. 15, 2022