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St. Mary's City in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tree Growth Rings

 
 
Tree Growth Rings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
1. Tree Growth Rings Marker
Inscription.  This is a slice of tree trunk that had its last growth year in 2005 before it was felled. See how the growth rings vary in thickness from year to year? We have marked the year 2000 and each decade before. Can you find the ring for the year in which you were born?

Key to other rings identified by color:
1917 U.S. enters World War I
1927 Lindbergh flies solo across the Atlantic
1935 Social Security enacted
1941 Pearl Harbor attacked—U.S. enters World War II
1954 U.S. Supreme Court bans racial segregation
1963 President John F. Kennedy assassinated
1974 Richard Nixon resigns as president
1989 Fall of Berlin Wall
1995 The DVD is introduced
2001 World Trade Center and Pentagon attacked

 
Erected by Historic St. Mary's
The tree image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 30, 2019
2. The tree
City.
 
Location. 38° 11.007′ N, 76° 25.784′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker can be reached from Point Lookout Road (Maryland Route 5) 0.4 miles west of Rosecroft Road, on the left when traveling west. The marker is inside the open-air barn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16721 Point Lookout Road, Saint Marys City MD 20686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. How Old Is This Barn? (here, next to this marker); What Happened Here After 1695? (here, next to this marker); Constructed With Colonial Ideas (here, next to this marker); Carpenters' Marks (here, next to this marker); A Pressing Situation (here, next to this marker); To Market! To Market! (here, next to this marker); What Kind of Barn Was This? (a few steps from this marker); Who Worked Here? (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's City.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World IWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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