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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mulberry

 
 
Mulberry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
1. Mulberry Marker
Inscription.
This house built in 1795, by
Col. Joshua Gist on land granted to him
in 1782 and occupied by him until 1839.
Willed to Harriet Gist 1839,
occupied by her until 1865.
Willed to Mordecai Gist 1865
by whom occupied until 1903.
Purchased by Robert Gist 1903
the present occupant.

This tablet erected by the
General Mordecai Gist-Sterrett Society,
Children of the American Revolution,
as a tribute to the
George Washington Bi-Centennial
1932

 
Erected 1932.
 
Location. 39° 32.842′ N, 77° 0.04′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Gist Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Gist Road, Westminster MD 21157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll County Almshouse and Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Engagement at Westminster (approx. one mile away); Corbitís Charge (approx. 1.5 miles away); Westminster MD Town Survey (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.6 miles away);
Mulberry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
2. Mulberry Marker
a different marker also named Corbit's Charge (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Opera House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the front porch of this private dwelling. Property is not open to the public, but the Black Mulberry can be seen from the driveway.
 
Also see . . .  Col. Joshua Gist - Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
National Champion Black Mulberry Tree at rear of dwelling. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
3. National Champion Black Mulberry Tree at rear of dwelling.
Black Mulberry tree at rear of house. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, May 6, 2017
4. Black Mulberry tree at rear of house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 153 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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