This image depicts the "Freedom Tree" in Fort Bend County where slaves from the Palmer Plantation gathered together and learned of their freedom in 1865. The historic live oak has a diameter of more than 76 inches and is recognized on the National Register of Historic Trees.
Fields of Salt map art quilt by LInda Gass. Although the landscape in this artwork may look like farm fields, it is actually salt ponds used for industrial salt production. These ponds used to be essential wetlands of San Francisco Bay.