"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
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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