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Tree That Owns Itself - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

277 S Finley St, Athens, GA 30605, USA


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About Tree That Owns Itself

The Tree That Owns Itself is a white oak tree that, according to legend, has legal ownership of itself and of all land within eight feet of its base. The tree, also called the Jackson Oak, is at the corner of South Finley and Dearing Streets in Athens, Georgia, United States.

Attractions Near Tree That Owns Itself

Morton Theatre
Morton Theatre0.53km from Tree That Owns Itself

The Morton Theatre, located in downtown Athens, Georgia at 195 West Washington Street, is one of the first vaudeville theatres in the United States uniquely built, owned, and operated by an African-American businessman: Monroe Morton. The Theatre currently operates as a rental facility that hosts a wide range of dramatic, musical, and dance performances as well as special events.

Georgia Theatre
Georgia Theatre0.6km from Tree That Owns Itself

The Georgia Theatre is an iconic live music venue frequented by music-lovers from across the state and beyond. The venue has attracted some of the biggest names in the industry and prides itself on providing guests with an unforgettable experience. It offers a wide variety of performances, ranging from local shows to nationally renowned acts, allowing guests to appreciate every genre imaginable! From its comfortable seating to its innovative sound system.

UGA Arch
UGA Arch0.71km from Tree That Owns Itself

The University of Georgia Arch is a nationally recognized landmark and favorite meeting spot for UGA students. The original arch was built in 1857 to commemorate the university's charter, and since then, the arch has become symbolic of tradition and excellence at the University of Georgia campus. Currently, the arch stands as a reminder of an institution that creates opportunities for its students while giving back to the community and promoting innovation.

Downtown Athens
Downtown Athens0.77km from Tree That Owns Itself

Downtown Athens is the bustling and vibrant epicenter. It's a place where students, business professionals, families and tourists alike can enjoy the unique flavor of one-of-a-kind local restaurants, bars and shops. Big city culture melds with historic nostalgia in this urban oasis. A stroll down its tree-lined avenues reveals a host of attractions, from musical venues and art galleries to cozy bookshops and hidden cafes.

Double Barrel Cannon
Double Barrel Cannon0.79km from Tree That Owns Itself

The double-barreled cannon is an American Civil War-era experimental weapon and is now a modern landmark located in Athens, Georgia. While originally built for warfare, the cannon never saw battle.

University of Georgia
University of Georgia0.91km from Tree That Owns Itself

The University of Georgia is one of the oldest public universities in the United States. Established in 1785, the university is home to a vibrant student population where diverse cultures come together to learn and foster relationships. The university is comprised of 17 schools and colleges that offer a range of courses in areas like arts and sciences, education, business, engineering, journalism, law and other fields.

Where is Tree That Owns Itself

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Clarke County
Clarke County
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officially Athens–Clarke County, is a consolidated city-county and college town in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is one of the main counties in the Georgia state which is flourished with so many beautiful attractions.