American Liberty Elm

Photographed September 14, 2012
Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
43.637835, -88.730266
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Named for the original Liberty Tree, a symbol of Freedom to the Sons of Liberty and cut down by the British Redcoats in 1775.

This Liberty Elm was planted as part of a national program to restore the grace and beauty of the American elm to cities and towns across America.

Planted in memory of the Fallen Soldiers of the Waupun Area.

NOTE: This marker has been replaced with this marker: Liberty Tree Memorial

The marker is located at Shafer Park on southbound North Madison Street / County Highway M, between East Spring Street (to the north) and Monroe Street (to the south), near 345 North Madison Street, Waupun, WI 53963. 

The Liberty Tree Memorial Society

Wikipedia: Liberty Tree
. . . a rallying point for the growing resistance for the rule of Britain over the American colonies.

Use the "Shaler Park" label below to identify all markers at this location; there are several.

Bostonites tar and feather a British tax collector under the Liberty Tree
and those countries with a copyright term of the author plus
100 years or less.

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