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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 TreesMorus alba White Mulberry - Annapolis, MD

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A dedicated tree at the William Paca House in downtown Annapolis, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/22/2021

last visited: 6/22/2021

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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 TreesSmithsonian Witness Elm - Washington, DC

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American Elm tree planted in 1850, before construction of the Smithsonian Museum and the National Mall in central Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: 10/2/2021

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Historic TreesWar of 1812 Willow Oak - Oxon Hill, Maryland

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Located in a small field to the right after entering the parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/20/2021

last visited: never

Image for Sickle's Witness Tree at Trostle Farm, Gettysburg Battlefield - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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Historic TreesSickle's Witness Tree at Trostle Farm, Gettysburg Battlefield - Gettysburg, PA

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This witness tree saw General Sickles establish his headquarters and the 9th Massachusetts battery make their moves during the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 8/6/2016

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Historic TreesCopse of Trees - Gettysburg, PA

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This is about as historic as a group of trees can get. These trees were witness to and the focal point of Pickett's Charge on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Amazingly, they still stand today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/28/2013

last visited: 7/7/2018

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NWNW113.6 km

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Historic TreesAbraham Lincoln Witness Tree - Gettysburg, PA

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Abraham Lincoln passed beneath this tree on November 19, 1863 as he rode to Cemetery Hill to give his Gettysburg Address.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/13/2013

last visited: 3/29/2015

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Historic TreesAbraham Lincoln Witness Tree II - Gettysburg, PA

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One of two Sycamore witness trees very close to one another on the east side of Baltimore Street. Abraham Lincoln passed beneath this tree on November 19, 1863 as he rode to Cemetery Hill to give his Gettysburg Address.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/13/2013

last visited: 12/3/2019

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Historic TreesBurnside Bridge Witness Tree - Sharpsburg MD

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This stately sycamore still stands beside the Burnside Bridge on Antietam Battlefield and saw the battle action on that day in September 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 11/2/2021

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Historic TreesThe Pawling Sycamore - Valley Forge, PA

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The Pawling Sycamore is located in the Fatlands area of Valley Forge National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: 11/29/2009

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Historic TreesCalvin Coolidge Tree - Camden, NJ

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When the Benjamin Franklin Bridge was complete in 1926, the president and his wife were present for the opening ceremony. This tree, in honor of our president, was planted in their presence and still grows to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: never

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