Liberty Tree Burr Oak - Hannibal MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 39° 41.318 W 091° 19.921
15S E 643026 N 4394529
Quick Description: This great tree is located at the Mark Twain Cave in Hannibal MO.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2008 6:26:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM3JG7
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 23

Long Description:
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Liberty Tree Burr Oak
As part of our nations Bicentennial, the Missouri Department of Conservation recognized certain tree throughout Missouri as Liberty Trees. This Burr Oak started as a seedling in 1721 and is included in Famous and Historic Trees of the United States by the Department of Agriculture.
Historic Event:
This extremely old tree was planted over 50 years before the United States of America was created. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was in Hannibal from 1839 to 1853 and often played in the nearby caves.

Year: 1721

Species: Burr Oak

Approximate Age: 287

Location: Hannibal MO

Website: Not listed

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