All over the UK and the world on survey points, church spires, old chimneys, apparently random walls - anything that could once have been prominent enough to be a trig point or benchmark . I've bumped into OS survey plates, complete with arrow, in India, Malaysia and Brunei jungle without trying. There must be billions of the things!
It used to turn up on every piece of military stores. Every shirt, rifle, bullet, knife, teaspoon, jerry can and tool. There's at least 3 in my kitchen cutlery drawer, and a few more in the garage. :)
I’ve never heard of the Pine Tree Riot before. Life, liberty, and property. Where in this case property would have been a tree in your woods that stood as a symbol and constant reminder of a lack of both liberty and property.
What constitutes as ownership in this context when dealing with nature is interesting.
Everything you can own is part of nature. Even if you employ a restrictive definition of nature, everything was still part of it at some point.
Thanks for posting :-)
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