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Southport in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Indian Trail Tree

Keziah Memorial Park

 

—William Barnum Keziah, 1885–1957, “The Rovin’ Reporter” —

 
Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 17, 2009
1. Indian Trail Tree Marker
Inscription. This ancient gnarled oak has been estimated to be more than 800 years old. Indians may have bent the young tree to mark the trail to their fishing grounds. The tree took root a second time, thus developing the unusual formation.
 
Erected 1975 by Southport Garden Club.
 
Location. 33° 55.068′ N, 78° 1.23′ W. Marker is in Southport, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Moore Street and South Lord Street, on the right when traveling east on West Moore Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Southport NC 28461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert C. Ruark (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Ruark (about 600 feet away); Catalino Tingzon (about 700 feet away); Mrs. Jessie Stevens Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); (Map of the First 100 Lots) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southport’s First Fire Alarm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bald Head Lighthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southport.
 
Regarding Indian Trail Tree. The tree in the Keziah Memorial Park is next to the Visitor’s Center.
Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 17, 2009
2. Indian Trail Tree Marker
The Cape Fear River can be seen through the trees.

 
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Southport's Indian Trail Tree image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 17, 2009
3. Southport's Indian Trail Tree
Indian Trail Tree Trunk image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 17, 2009
4. Indian Trail Tree Trunk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 6,523 times since then and 321 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2009, by Forrest Meiere of pawleys Island, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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