Historic Markers Across Georgia



The William Adkins' Live Oak Tree



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Location: Drayton and Gilbert Roads, west of Cordele
County: Crisp
Coordinates: N 32° 1.27    W 083° 52.746
  32.021166    -83.8791
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
The William Adkins' Live Oak Tree Marker
Photo by David Seibert



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Spreading its limbs over 100 feet, this Live Oak has comforted and delighted generations of visitors. Passerby and owners of the William Adkins Plantation Home.

The Crisp-Dooly Forestry Department measured this tree in ´976. It was 56 inches in diameter, over 15 feet in circumference and estimated to be over 160 years old.

1976 - Georgia House of Representatives.




The William Adkins' Live Oak Tree
Photo by David Seibert



 

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