Mt. Vernon Walnut

W Charles St

A historic marker on W Charles St in Hammond, LA

Photo 

Mt. History Marker

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

Map 

Description 

The text on the marker reads: This tree grew from a seed of a walnut tree at Geo. Washington's home at Mt. Vernon. Planted February 22, 1932 by the American Legion Auxillary and Boy Scouts of Hammond in celebration of Washington's bicentennial. Was transplanted in this location on February 22, 1938 by Hammond Garden Club. There is no Walnut tree at this location

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2011: Added by Jeff Lovorn

Sources 

  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com