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Lexington in Lexington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Sycamore Tree

 
 
The Sycamore Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, May 29, 2011
1. The Sycamore Tree Marker
Inscription. This tree was planted from a cutting of the old sycamore tree that stood several hundred feet west of here on the historic Two Notch Road. Local tradition holds that there had been a succession of sycamore trees at that site used as a landmark or point of reference since the road was an Indian path and that George Washington rested there in 1791.
 
Erected 1973 by Lexington County Historical Society. (Marker Number 32-11.)
 
Location. 33° 58.502′ N, 81° 9.992′ W. Marker is in Lexington, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is on U.S. 1 just west of Timbermill Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 4 miles east of Lexington, SC. There is a pull off/parking area for the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington SC 29073, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delingo School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church / Temperance Hall (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bombardment Groups (approx. 2.9 miles away); 319th Bombardment Group (approx. 2.9 miles away); Columbia Army Air Base / The Doolittle Raiders
Overview from the south image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody
2. Overview from the south
(approx. 2.9 miles away); The Doolittle Raiders (approx. 2.9 miles away); Zion Lutheran Church / Dreher's Fort (approx. 3.3 miles away); Springdale (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Overview from the north image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, May 29, 2011
3. Overview from the north
The Sycamore Tree image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, May 29, 2011
4. The Sycamore Tree
Jefferson Davis Highway Marker and Confederate Flags image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, May 29, 2011
5. Jefferson Davis Highway Marker and Confederate Flags
Located next to The Sycamore Tree marker
Jefferson Davis Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, May 29, 2011
6. Jefferson Davis Highway Marker
Located next to The Sycamore Tree marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,743 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 25, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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