The Coast / St. Marys

Washington Oak Stump

Osborne Street & Conyers Street
St. Marys, GA 31558

912-882-4000 | 800-868-8687
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On the day in 1799 that George Washington was buried at Mount Vernon, the residents of St. Marys marched a flag-draped coffin down Osborne Street with great pagentry and buried the coffin at the corner of Conyers and Osborne Street. To mark the burial spot, four oak trees were planted. The last of the oak trees, known as the Washington Oak, was cut down in 1990, and the stump survives. Part of the wood from the Washington Oak went into the hull restoration of the USS Constitution. Self-guided tours.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    95

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages