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#410:  Charter Oak or Election Tree

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Location:

On Charter Oak Dr 0.3 mi W of Rd 180, 7 mi E of Visalia

36.358426,-119.176387

 

 

Plaque:

Private Plaque (State Plaque missing)

Notes:

I'm not certain that the tree in the photo is the actual election tree.


From the Guidebook:

Under this tree on July 10, 1852, a party commanded by Major James D. Savage conducted the election by which Tulare County was organized. Woodville, site of Wood's cabin, and the first county seat, was located about one-half mile south of this marker. This general area, the delta of the Kaweah River, was also known as the 'Four Creeks County.'



2009 David Schmitt