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Yemassee in Hampton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Southern Live Oak Tree

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 28, 2015
1. Southern Live Oak Tree Marker
Inscription.  Our large Live Oaks are approximately 250 years-old. We are caring for them with pruning and periodic feeding. The massive branches also support other plants:

Gray strands of hanging Spanish Moss (which is an epiphyte and not a paracite), and Resurrection Fern which grows along the tops of the main branches, and looks dead when dry - but comes green again after a rain.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 32° 37.904′ N, 80° 52.323′ W. Marker is in Yemassee, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lowcountry Lane and Kings Highway (U.S. 17). Located on the Visitors Center/Frampton Plantation House property under the Live Oak Tree. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Lowcountry Lane, Yemassee SC 29945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. " The Frampton Line " (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Pocotaligo (approx. ¼ mile away); General Robert E. Lee
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By Sandra Hughes, September 28, 2015
2. Southern Live Oak Tree
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Frampton Lines / John Edward Frampton House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Coosawhatchie (approx. 4.4 miles away); Coosawhatchie (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sheldon Union Academy (approx. 4.4 miles away); Prince William's Parish Church (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Frampton Plantation House. (Submitted on November 10, 2015.)
 
Southern Live Oak Tree & Frampton Plantation Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 28, 2015
3. Southern Live Oak Tree & Frampton Plantation Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on November 10, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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