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Bentonville in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Big Tree

Largest Sycamore in Arkansas

 
 
Big Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, October 14, 2008
1. Big Tree Marker
Inscription. Circumference 21.45 ft. height 106 ft. diameter BH 82 in. spread 120 ft.

To insure protection during its lifetime, owner Bill Bradford on April 11, 1975, legally willed to itself this tree and all land within a radius of 10 feet from its trunk and donated its use to the city of Bentonville as a mini-park in celebration of the heritage '76 phase of the bicentennial.
 
Location. 36° 22.15′ N, 94° 13.361′ W. Marker is in Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on S Walton Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is located at the Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 S Walton Boulevard, Bentonville AR 72712, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eagle Hotel (approx. mile away); Benton County National Bank (approx. mile away); Benton County Hardware (approx. 0.8 miles away); Terry Block (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walton's 5 &10 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Benton County First Court House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Purple Heart (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bentonville.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Big Tree Section image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, October 14, 2008
2. Big Tree Section
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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