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A cut relic of the famed "Charter Oak" of Connecticut. The oak was a large white oak tree growing in Hartford, Connecticut, from the 12th or 13th century, until it was blown over during a storm in 1856. According to local legend, Connecticut's Royal Charter of 1662 was hidden in the tree to prevent its confiscation by the English. The tree became a symbol for American independence, and it is commemorated on the Connecticut quarter.

A cut relic of the famed "Charter Oak" of Connecticut. The oak was a large white oak tree growing in Hartford, Connecticut, from the 12th or 13th century, until it was blown over during a storm in 1856. According to local legend, Connecticut's Royal Charter of 1662 was hidden in the tree to prevent its confiscation by the English. The tree became a symbol for American independence, and it is commemorated on the Connecticut quarter.

Scion from the original historic Charter Oak tree planted in 1871 by the Governor’s Foot Guard in Bushnell Park Hartford #Connecticut  http://moomettesmagnificents.com/blog/historic-charter-oak-tree-connecticut-photo-journal-2/

Scion from the original historic Charter Oak tree planted in 1871 by the Governor’s Foot Guard in Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut.

State Coins | Reverse coin side (tails) of the Connecticut quarter.

The Connecticut State Quarter was the fifth and final state quarter issued in 1999 and the fifth in the statehood quarter series as authorized by the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program Act.

Angel Oak Tree on John's Island, South Carolina.   |   Check Out The Most Majestically Trees In The World!

Check Out The Most Majestically Trees In The World!

Carvalho Angel on John Island, South Carolina, USA. This tree is near Charleston and is over 1000 years old. It has withstood floods, droughts, fires and hurricanes. A pretty impressive tree.

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