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Horse Chestnut Tree

 
 
Horse Chestnut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
1. Horse Chestnut Tree Marker
Inscription.  
Planted by
Gov. William Livingston’s
Daughter Susan
In 1770.

The oldest tree of its type on the NJ State Register

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHorticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
 
Location. 40° 40.701′ N, 74° 13.733′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker can be reached from Morris Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the grounds of the Liberty Hall Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1003 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Hall (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Liberty Hall (a few steps from this marker); Connecticut Farms (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carriage House (about 300 feet away); Steam Tractor (about 300 feet away); The Serpentine Path (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Liberty Hall
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(about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Liberty Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Also see . . .  History of Liberty Hall. Liberty Hall Museum website. (Submitted on July 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Horse Chestnut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
2. Horse Chestnut Tree Marker
Horse Chestnut Tree with Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
3. Horse Chestnut Tree with Marker
Horse Chestnut Tree at Liberty Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 9, 2013
4. Horse Chestnut Tree at Liberty Hall
The chestnut tree, which predates the United States, is seen here on the right in front of the home of the first patriot governor of New Jersey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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