2017This oak tree is a descendant from the few acorns gathered after the Battle of Vimy Ridge by Canadian soldier Lt. Leslie Miller. Not a single oak tree remained standing in the aftermath of the shelling. This tree, a descendant of one of those acorns, is one of the trees planted across Canada to mark the 100th anniversary of this historic Canadian victory. It stands as a living memorial to all Canadian soldiers who fought in the First World War including the eleven Athens soldiers killed and memorialized on the nearby stone cairn.
|Placed By||Athens Garden Club, Athens and Area Heritage Society, and the Township of Athens|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 424661 N 4941915|
|Decimal Degrees||44.62665000, -75.94973333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 37.599', W 75° 56.984'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 37' 35.94" N, 75° 56' 59.04" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
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