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Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

George Washington Elm Tree

 
 
George Washington Elm Tree image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
1. George Washington Elm Tree
Inscription.  

Washington first took command of the American Army under the Grandparent of this Elm at Cambridge, Mass.
July 3, 1775.
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Raised and presented by Maryland D.A.R., marked by Oklahoma D.A.R.,
This tree is planted as part of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington.
1732 - 1932

 
Erected 1932 by Oklahoma Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 29.483′ N, 97° 30.224′ W. Marker is in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of NE 21st Street and Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on NE 21st Street. Marker and tree are on the south grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City OK 73105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Elm (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Range Riders
George Washington Elm Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2011
2. George Washington Elm Tree and Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Oklahoma Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Flags Flown Over Oklahoma (within shouting distance of this marker); As Long As The Waters Flow (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma State Seal (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma City Oil Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Hadden Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oklahoma City.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEnvironmentPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 465 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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