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Native American Trail Trees
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Trail trees are trees that were modified by the American Aboriginal peoples in order to signify trails, campsites, or special locations (water supply, food, safety, etc.). Often these were oak saplings that are given a unique bend, usually pointed in the direction of the point of interest.
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Waymarks to this category should point out the location of trees used by American Aboriginal peoples to provide directions to specific locations.
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Trail trees are very distinctive features of the landscape and visually interesting. Photographs, sketches, paintings, or other visual representations of the specific trail marker tree will allow the waymark hunter to identify the specific tree being waymarked. Please provide any history of the group creating the mark, or the likely point of interest that was marked by the tree, if possible.
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Image for Le Bouef Trail Tree - Waterford, PAview gallery

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Native American Trail TreesLe Bouef Trail Tree - Waterford, PA

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Elbow Tree located in State Game Lands 109

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/19/2012

last visited: 5/1/2014

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Native American Trail TreesFrench Creek Elbow Tree

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Locally we call these Elbow Trees.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JoelMart

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 9/17/2011

Image for Six Mile Creek Park - Elbow Tree - Harborcreek, PAview gallery

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Native American Trail TreesSix Mile Creek Park - Elbow Tree - Harborcreek, PA

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An "elbow tree" located near the creek in six Mile Creek Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member beerbatterbilly

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for 20 Mile Creek Elbow Treeview gallery

NENE32.2 km

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Native American Trail Trees20 Mile Creek Elbow Tree

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This elbow tree is located along a fishing trail near North East PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member beerbatterbilly

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/20/2012

last visited: never

Image for Hydetown's native elbow - Hydetown, PAview gallery

SESE44.1 km

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Native American Trail TreesHydetown's native elbow - Hydetown, PA

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The tree is just outside Hydetown PA along a creek and an unused railroad grade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/4/2011

last visited: 1/9/2012

Image for High Grounds Trail Tree, North Collins, NY.view gallery

NENE109.6 km

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Native American Trail TreesHigh Grounds Trail Tree, North Collins, NY.

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Pointing out the safe direction East.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Andy Too

location: New York

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: 5/14/2009

Image for Elma Meadows Trail Trees-Elma , New York.view gallery

NENE146.6 km

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Native American Trail TreesElma Meadows Trail Trees-Elma , New York.

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A pair of Trail Trees in Elma Meadows Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Andy Too

location: New York

date approved: 7/12/2008

last visited: 12/20/2011

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