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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Olympia in Thurston County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)

The Lone Tree

The Lone Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2012
1. The Lone Tree Marker
Inscription.  A seedling from the Gray's Harbor "Lone Tree" which served as a maritime beacon since it guided Captain Robert Gray into the harbor in 1792. Placed in honor of Charles Tallmadge Conover patriot, historian and writer, who dedicated his life to the development of Washington which he named "The Evergreen State."

Albert D. Rosellini, Governor
Erected 1961.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryLandmarksWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
Location. 47° 1.798′ N, 122° 54.149′ W. Marker is in Olympia, Washington, in Thurston County. Marker is on West 21st Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker and tree are near the street, to left of the entrance path to State Capital Museum, just up a few stairs. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West 21st Avenue, Olympia WA 98501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Medal of Honor Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); POW AND MIA Monument (approx. half a mile away); Thurston County
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(approx. half a mile away); The First William Winlock Miller High School (approx. half a mile away); Putting down roots (approx. half a mile away); Washington's State Capitol Design (approx. half a mile away); Sequoia Tree (approx. half a mile away); Marathon Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olympia.
The Lone Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2012
2. The Lone Tree and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2012. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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