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

The Keeler Oak Tree

 
 
The Keeler Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dominic Aversa, April 2, 2004
1. The Keeler Oak Tree Marker
Inscription. The Keeler Oak Tree is a white oak (Genus Quercus Species Alba. 88' tall and a drip line of 120'. This 300 year old tree was witness to the Colonial troops and Hessian soldiers as they marched through Black horse to Petticoat bridge where a famous skirmish took place during the Revolutionary war. The tree is affectionately named after the previous owners of the farm "where it now stands as" the Mansfield township logo
 
Location. 40° 4.186′ N, 74° 44.214′ W. Marker is in Columbus, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbus Road and Petticoat Bridge Road on Columbus Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NJ 08022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Keeler Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On a tree south of this spot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Petticoat Bridge Skirmish (approx. 1.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Hospital (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kinkora Branch Railroad (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hunt Brothers Circus (approx. 3.7 miles away); Roebling Roll of Honor (approx. 3.7 miles away); Chain placed across the street (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Regarding The Keeler Oak Tree.
The Keeler Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dominic Aversa, June 9, 2013
2. The Keeler Oak Tree Marker
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Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Keeler Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dominic Aversa, April 2, 2004
3. The Keeler Oak Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2014, by Dominic Aversa of Sewell, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2014, by Dominic Aversa of Sewell, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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