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Port Orange in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Oak

Please ! Do Not Climb On Tree

 
 
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By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
1. Confederate Oak Marker
Inscription. This great tree is called the Confederate Oak because according to legend, Confederate Soldiers frequently camped under it.
 
Location. 29° 8.482′ N, 81° 0.365′ W. Marker is in Port Orange, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from Old Sugar Mill Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Old Sugar Mill Road forks to the north off Herbert Street, and the marker is to the east of that intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Old Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange FL 32129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish Mills and Bongoland (a few steps from this marker); Dunlawton's Building Blocks (a few steps from this marker); Living on the Edge (within shouting distance of this marker); Sugar Making (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dunlawton Sugar Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Telling Dunlawton's Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); The Most Dangerous Chieftain (within shouting distance of this marker); From the Boardwalk (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Orange.
 
More about this marker. The marker is inside the Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens,
Confederate Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
2. Confederate Oak Marker
a botanical gardens and park established amidst the ruins of an old sugar plantation which was destroyed during the Second Seminole War in 1836. The Confederate Oak stands near the ruined mill, adjacent to the former molasses holding area.
 
Additional keywords. Dunlawton Plantation, Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Confederate Oak image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
3. The Confederate Oak
Beyond the tree to the left are the ruins of the Dunlawton Sugar Mill.
The Confederate Oak image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
4. The Confederate Oak
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.   4. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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