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Civic Center in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Canadian Burr Oak

 
 
Canadian Burr Oak plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 13, 2019
1. Canadian Burr Oak plaque
Inscription.  
Gift of Canada to New York City
Arbor Day, April 28, 1967
Park Association of N.Y.C.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is April 28, 1967.
 
Location. 40° 42.71′ N, 74° 0.425′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Civic Center. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Park Row and Beekman Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 Park Row, New York NY 10038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Federal Post Office 1870-1939 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Wrey Mould Fountain 1871-1920 (within shouting distance of this marker); New York City Hall Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Mail Street 1875-1939 (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Pace College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bridewell 1775-1838 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
More about this marker. The plaque is flat in the ground.
 
Also see . . .
1. City Hall Park Monuments. Official NYC Parks description. (Submitted on August 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Quercus macrocarpa. Wikipedia burr oak entry (Submitted on August 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Canadian Burr Oak image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 13, 2019
2. Canadian Burr Oak
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
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Apr. 20, 2024