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

Salem Oak Tree

 
 
Salem Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
1. Salem Oak Tree Marker
Inscription.
Most famous New Jersey
tree stands in cemetery.
By tradition, John Fenwick
made his treaty with the
Indians in its shade, 1675.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 39° 34.372′ N, 75° 28.223′ W. Marker is in Salem, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is at the intersection of W Broadway (New Jersey Route 49) and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on W Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem NJ 08079, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Esther “Hetty” Saunders (here, next to this marker); Friends Burial Ground (here, next to this marker); Old Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salem County Office Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fenwick Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salem County Historical Society Museum and Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Johnson Hall (approx. mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Salem (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker in Salem image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
2. Marker in Salem
Marker and the Salem Oak Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
3. Marker and the Salem Oak Tree
The Salem Oak Tree can be seen in this photo behind the marker, in the Friends Burial Ground.
The Famous Salem Oak Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
4. The Famous Salem Oak Tree
The oak tree in Salem, NJ stands more than 88 feet high and will shade an area of acre.
<i>The old Salem Oak, Salem, N.J.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
5. The old Salem Oak, Salem, N.J.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on September 13, 2015.
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