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Kinnelon in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Butternut Tree

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The Butternut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
1. The Butternut Tree Marker
Inscription.  Oldest and largest known tree of its species in New Jersey. Stands on site of 18th century Mead Farm. Hull, nuts, and bark traditionally used by Indians and Colonists.
 
Erected 1978 by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryNative Americans.
 
Location. 41° 0.167′ N, 74° 21.521′ W. Marker is in Kinnelon, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Kinnelon Road and Patterson Hamburg Turnpike (US 23) on Kinnelon Road. The marker is behind a bank near the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Butler NJ 07405, 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. Morris County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Butler Railroad Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); American Hard Rubber Company (approx. one mile away); Park Place Veterans Park (approx. one mile away); Butler Vietnam War Memorial
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(approx. one mile away); Korean War (approx. one mile away); September 11, 2001 (approx. one mile away); Vietnam War (approx. 1˝ miles away).
 
The Butternut Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, December 8, 2015
2. The Butternut Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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