Near Annandale-on-Hudson in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Former New York State Champion Tree
Acer rubrum x saccharinum
This just might be the oldest tree on campus. It is estimated at 350+ years old. It has lived through drought, fire and being struck by lightening. It is truly a survivor.
Erected by Bard Arboretum.
Location. 42° 1.293′ N, 73° 55.002′ W. Marker is near Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Blithewood Road half a mile north of Annandale Road (County Road 103), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on Bard College campus across from Blithewood Mansion. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Red Hook NY 12571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flatbush Reformed Church (approx. 2 miles away); Glasco Turnpike (approx. 2.4 miles away); Elmendorph Inn (approx. 2.8 miles away); “Historic Diner” (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hendricks House St. Margaret's (approx. 3.3 miles away); 1869 Lighthouse (approx. 3.6 miles away); Catskill Mountains (approx. 4.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Blithewood Mansion. (Submitted on September 9, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 9, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.