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This waymark category is for individual, historic trees. An historic tree is one that was witness to an historic event, or maybe it was planted by, or otherwise directly associated with a famous historic figure. It will usually be marked by some form of plaque, noting its significance. The fact that a tree has a plaque however does not necessarily make it eligible for this category. Trees planted in honor of an historic figure, event or as a memorial will not be considered for this category.
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Historic TreesSurvivor Tree, New York City

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The Survivor Tree withstood the Towers falling on 9/11

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: New York

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: 7/22/2013

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Historic TreesThree Mile Oak - Annapolis, MD

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The Three Mile Oak is so named because it was the meeting place, three miles from the center of Annapolis, where town dignitaries would meet important guests and escourt them in.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/22/2012

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Historic TreesThe Hardy Tree - St Pancras Gardens, Pancras Road, London, UK

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The Hardy Tree is in St Pancras Gardens that used to be a part of Old St Pancras churchyard. With the coming of the railway in the mid nineteenth century some of the churchyard was required for the railway. The problem? The bodies and headstones!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2012

last visited: never

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Historic TreesPanna Maria Oaks -- Panna Maria TX

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The historic live oak trees where founder Fr. Moczygemba and the first group of Polish settlers who followed him celebrated their first Mass upon arrival at Panna Maria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: 9/1/2012

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Historic TreesRobert E. Lee's Hitching Tree - Orange VA

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Gen. R. E. Lee tied his famous horse, Traveller, to a locust tree while attending services at the nearby church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: never

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Historic TreesWitch Tree -- Hat Point, Grand Portage MN

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Also known as "Little Spirit Tree", the Witch Tree is a 400-year-old red cedar that grows out of rocks at Hat Point on the western shores of Lake Superior. It is a popular sight on the way to Isle Royale National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: 7/31/2012

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Historic TreesKrieringer Linde - Wittibreut, Lk. Rottal-Inn, Bayern, D

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Die alte Linde in Kriering.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 8/13/2012

last visited: never

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Historic TreesThe Shrapnel Tree - Mitchell Recreation Area - Lake County, OR

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The Shrapnel Tree suffered damage in a Japanese balloon bomb explosion in 1945 and has a plaque nearby commemorating the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/22/2012

last visited: never

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Historic TreesBoyd-Parker Torture Tree - Leicester, NY

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This small park, at 3064 Cuylerville Rd Leicester, NY 14481 has numerous plaques and interpretive signs that tell the story of two members of the Sullivan Expedition, who were captured and tortured at this site in 1779.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: never

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Historic TreesGregory Tree, Australia (NT)

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Baobab avec une date gravée dessus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Asse2Blx

location: Northern Territory, Australia

date approved: 4/29/2012

last visited: 6/27/2013

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Historic TreesTree Planted by the Queen - Aberfan - Wales.

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Tree Planted by the Queen on May 9th 1997 - in the memorial gardens where a school once stood in Aberfan, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2012

last visited: 10/16/2013

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Historic TreesThe First Electrically-Lit Outdoor Christmas Tree - Coronado, CA

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The plaque for this tree reads: "Here stands the World's first electrically-lighted outdoor Christmas tree, unveiled at the Hotel del Coronado on December 24th, 1904."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2012

last visited: 6/10/2013

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Historic TreesWitness Tree - Bureau County, IL

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A Burr Oak stands watch over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/7/2012

last visited: never

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Historic TreesGiant Thuja - Sintra, Portugal

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This Giant Thuja (Western Cedar) is a magnificent example dating back to the nineteen century, of the Thuja Plicata from the Western North America Region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 12/22/2011

last visited: never

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Historic TreesOliveira do bairro da covina-Loures- Portugal

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Existed for 2850 years in what now remains of an ancient olive grove, near the ruins of the castle Pirescouxe, in the neighborhood of Covina, Santa Iria da Azóia in the municipality of Loures in Portugal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Historic TreesThe Hanging Tree - Goliad, TX

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Tree on the Courthouse Square in this very old Texas town where capital sentences rendered in court were immediately carried out, and hence the name, The Hanging Tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 9/1/2012

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Historic TreesJoseph Foster tree, Tukwila, WA

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This tree was planted by respected territorial legislator, and pioneer, Joseph Foster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Washington

date approved: 7/16/2011

last visited: 4/26/2014

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Historic TreesSequoia Wellington - Quinta das Lágrimas - Coimbra, Portugal

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This Sequoia sempervirens, is known as "Sequoia Wellington", for having been planted by Lord Wellington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Coimbra, Portugal

date approved: 7/12/2011

last visited: 8/25/2013

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Historic TreesCeremonial Trees - H.R.H. The Princess Anne

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A ceremonial tree planted at Rideau Hall by Her Royal Highness The Princess Anne in honour of her visit to Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member petendot

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: 4/23/2014

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Historic TreesCeremonial Trees - Nelson Mandela

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A Ceremonial Tree on the grounds of Rideau Hall planted by Nelson Mandela in 1998.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member petendot

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: 4/23/2014

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Historic TreesLime of St. John of Nepomuk, Dobrichovice, CZ

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This tree was planted in front of the chateau Dobrichovice in 1729, the year of canonization of St. John of Nepomuk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/17/2011

last visited: 3/10/2013

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Historic TreesCouncil Oak Tree, Sioux City, IA

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Towering over the Bruguier Log Cabin in Riverside Park, stands an impressive and historic oak tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 3/14/2011

last visited: 12/18/2011

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Historic TreesH.R.H. Prince of Wales - Picton, South Island, New Zealand

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An oak tree on Picton's Foreshore planted by H.R.H. Prince of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member No Fixed Aboder

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/24/2011

last visited: never

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Historic TreesTolpuddle Martyrs' Tree - Southover Lane, Tolpuddle, Dorset, UK

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The Tolpuddle Martyrs' Tree is a world famous Heritage Tree and is a very important part of our history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2010

last visited: 9/16/2014

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Historic TreesSchwedenlinde - Swedish Lime Tree, Brielow, Germany

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This 500 year-old tree marks the grave of a Swedish officer who fell here in 1631 during the Thirty-Years war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 10/1/2010

last visited: never

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