Colmar Manor in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Lincoln Oak
Steeped in history, it was put to rest by the forces of nature. Its passing will never be forgotten and its existence will be remembered forever as a sentinel over these historic grounds.
Location. 38° 55.694′ N, 76° 57.167′ W. Marker is in Colmar Manor, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Bladensburg Road (Maryland Route 450) 0.2 miles west of 38th Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located within the Fort Lincoln Cemetery, just passed the mauseleum. Marker is in this post office area: Brentwood MD 20722, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Spring House ( a few steps from this marker); Fort Lincoln ( within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Lincoln Mausoleum ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Bladensburg ( about 300 feet away); Barney Monument ( about 400 feet away); Little Church of Fort Lincoln ( about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln ( about 400 feet away); Living Sculpture ( about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colmar Manor.
Also see . . . High Winds, Heavy Rains down 400 year-old Lincoln Oak. The Deseret News, Sept. 29, 1994. (Submitted on November 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Horticulture & Forestry • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,822 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 5. submitted on November 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.