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Wye Oak, Wye Mills, Maryland, circa 1940-1960

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Summary:The Wye Oak, Wye Mills, Maryland, circa 1940-1960. Caption reads: "The Wye Oak. The Wye Oak is the largest white oak in the United States. Estimated to be 400 years old in 1940. Deeded to the State of Maryland, Sept. 20, 1939, and made a state park." Postcard number: 4833-D, 90-73.
Creator:Pulling, Richard C.
Provider:Heitz Photoptic Service
Dexter Press
Printing place:North America
United States of America
New York
West Nyack
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Delaware
Place of origin – Settlement:Dover
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Wye Mills
Topical subjects:Oaks
Wye Oak (Wye Mills, Md.)
Historic trees
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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