Famous Oak Trees

  •  The Charter Oak in Hartford, Connecticut – the supposed stash for the royal charter issued to Connecticut in 1662 by King Charles II
  • Major Oak in Edwinstowe, England – located in the heart of Nottinghamshire’s Sherwood Forest, legend has it that Major Oak served as Robin Hood’s hideout
  • Emancipation Oak in Hampton, Virginia – the 1863 location for the first reading ofthe South of the Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln.
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