Eagles - Decatur, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 33° 14.102 W 097° 35.358
14S E 631436 N 3678229
Quick Description: Remnants of Bois d'Arc tree carved with multiple eagles.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/20/2022 2:20:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM15T1X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
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Long Description:
An eagle in the base the tree is sitting with folded wings. At the top of the tree an eagle is taking flight with wings spread. There are two other eagles fighting each other, talon to talon, with wings widespread.

A historical marker gives information on the Bois d'Arc trees:

"Remnant of Bois d'Arc hedge which encircled the log cabin of Stephen M. Gose (1824-77), early justice of the peace, blacksmith, and leader of Methodist church, who came to Texas from Missouri in 1859. The spiny trees, planted 1861, served as a barrier against prowling Indians."
Type of wood carving: Chainsaw, grinder, chisel & carving tools

Approximate size/height: 6'

Type of wood: Bois d'Arc

Other type: Not listed

Artist's Name: Not listed

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