Image ID: SIL-SIL32-012-02
Cite this: Stillman, William James. 1876. Poetic localities of Cambridge illustrated with heliotypes from nature., Boston : J.R. Osgood and Company.
Supplied Caption: An elm tree in Cambridge, Mass. It has a marker noting the local legend that, under the tree, General George Washington took command of the Continental Army. The photo accompanies the poem "Under the Washington Elm" by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Original Caption: Under this tree Washington first took command of the American Army July 3rd, 1775.