"Witness Tree"

"Witness Tree" (HM28J4)

Location: Sturbridge, MA 01566 Worcester County
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N 42° 6.47', W 72° 4.709'

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On this site stood a 55" diameter
sugar maple tree, its age calculated to have
been growing and a "witness" of the town's
incorporation on June 24, 1738 and subsequent
history until removed in March of 2006.
This sugar maple tree was dedicated by the
Sturbridge Militia as the town's new
"Witness Tree" on June 24, 2006
HM NumberHM28J4
Year Placed2006
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 741554 N 4665880
Decimal Degrees42.10783333, -72.07848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 6.47', W 72° 4.709'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 6' 28.2" N, 72° 4' 42.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)508, 774
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Charlton St, Sturbridge MA 01566, US
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