Liberty Tree Memorial

Liberty Tree Memorial (HM1DUL)

Location: Albertville, AL 35950 Marshall County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 15.883', W 86° 12.2'

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This American Liberty Elm was named after "The Liberty Tree: Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom." On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of the hated Stamp Act. From that day forward, that elm became known as "The Liberty Tree." It stood in silent witness to countless meetings, speeches and celebrations, and became the rallying place for the Sons of Liberty. In August of 1775, as a last act of violence prior to their evacuation of Boston, British soldiers cut it down because it bore the name "Liberty."

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HM NumberHM1DUL
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByCity of Albertville
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 3:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 573342 N 3791794
Decimal Degrees34.26471667, -86.20333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.883', W 86° 12.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 52.98" N, 86° 12' 12.00" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 167-199 Baltimore Ave, Albertville AL 35950, US
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