The Cork Oak Tree at Maryland State House

The Cork Oak Tree at Maryland State House Annapolis


Stock #: 337384
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Annapolis
State: Maryland (MD)
County: Anne Arundel
Publisher: Calvert News Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Plaque identifies the cork oak tree planted and dedicated by the Hon. Herbert R. O'Conor, Governor of Maryland, at Arbor Day exercises on the State House Grounds in Annapolis. The Governor planting the cork tree. Gov. O'Conor addressing the assemblage and radio audience. Baltimore, Md., where many of the state's government offices are located. THE CORK TREE Cork is the bark of the Cork Oak. It is an essential peacetime commodity and a critical war material. It is a native of the Mediterranean area. Cork oaks can be grown in Maryland. Acorns and seedlings are free to land owners through the McManus nationwide cork growing program. Many thousands are now being planted. Write your State Forester
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