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

George Washington Bicentennial Memorial

1732 1932

 
 
George Washington Bicentennial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
1. George Washington Bicentennial Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Washington
first took command of the
American Army under the
grandparent of this elm
Cambridge, Mass. July 3, 1775.
———————
Raised by Maryland D.A.R., given
and marked by the American Legion
Auxiliary, Francis Scott Key, No. 11.

This tree is planted as part of the
two hundredth anniversary
of the birth of
George Washington


 
Erected 1932 by the Maryland Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and Francis Scott Key American Legion Auxiliary No. 11.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 25.033′ N, 77° 24.84′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Bentz Street and 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north on Bentz Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Memorial Park, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Evangelical Reformed Church Memorial Ground (here, next to this marker); Frederick County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this
George Washington Bicentennial and Evangelical Reformed Church Burying Ground Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2017
2. George Washington Bicentennial and Evangelical Reformed Church Burying Ground Memorial Markers
marker); Frederick County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick County Korean War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Submarine Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Era Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Regarding George Washington Bicentennial Memorial. There is no elm tree nearby, suggesting that the tree succumbed to Dutch Elm Disease. It is also possible that the marker was moved to Memorial Park from another location after the elm died.
 
Also see . . .  George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree Planting, The American Tree Association (1930). (Submitted on May 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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