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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Laurel Oak Tree

 
 
Civil War Laurel Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
1. Civil War Laurel Oak Tree Marker
Inscription.
This Laurel Oak Tree
from Battle Fields of Virginia, 1861-65
Planted by Gov. Thomas G. Jones 1893

 
Erected 1893 by State of Alabama.
 
Location. 32° 22.726′ N, 86° 18.065′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Monroe Street and Dexter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery AL 36130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 'Washington' Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); "Moon Tree" (within shouting distance of this marker); Camellia Designated Alabama State Flower (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert L. Patterson (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Confederate Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); "Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (within shouting distance of this marker); Second National Confederate Flag (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Regarding Civil War Laurel Oak Tree. In 1893, Alabama
Civil War Laurel Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
2. Civil War Laurel Oak Tree Marker
Alabama Department of Labor building in background.
Governor Thomas G. Jones toured the Virginia battlefields, bringing home several trees to be planted in Montgomery to commemorate soldiers of the Confederacy.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryWar, US Civil
 
Laurel Oak Tree close up. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
3. Laurel Oak Tree close up.
Governor Jones in his Confederate Army uniform image. Click for full size.
By PD-old-100 (Public Domain)
4. Governor Jones in his Confederate Army uniform
28th Governor of Alabama from 1890 to 1894.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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