"The President's Trees" Plaque

Thirty-one trees were dedicated to 31 United States Presidents by 31 Maryland Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution as part of the Maryland Tercentenary.

 

Text of the Plaque

1634 "THE PRESIDENT'S TREES" 1934

WASHINGTON D.C.

DEDICATED BY

MARYLAND STATE SOCIETY

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION APRIL 21, 1934.

GROWING ON LAND THAT WAS ONCE A PART OF MARYLAND. AND

WAS IN 1790, HER GIFT TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. FOR

THE NATIONAL CAPITOL, THE 31 TREES IN THIS GROUP HAVE BEEN

DEDICATED TO OUR 31 PRESIDENTS BY THE 31 CHAPTERS OF THE

MARYLAND D.A.R. AS PART OF THE TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION

OF THE FOUNDING OF THE STATE. SOIL FROM MARYLAND'S HISTORIC

SPOTS HAS BEEN PLACED AT THE BASE OF EACH TREE.

 

 

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