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Pellís Treaty Oak

 
 
Pellís Treaty Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
1. Pellís Treaty Oak Marker
Inscription. On June 27, 1654, beneath a nearby oak, Thomas Pell signed a treaty with Siwanoy Sachems acquiring the Manor of Pelham and pledging “mutual peace and love be maintained.” Fire destroyed the tree in 1906.
 
Erected by International Garden Club, Inc.
 
Location. 40° 52.419′ N, 73° 48.408′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on Shore Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Pelham Bay Park, across from Split Rock Golf Course. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bartow Pell Mansion (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bartow – Pell Mansion (about 700 feet away); Gloverís Rock (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Gloverís Rock (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Pelham (approx. 1.1 miles away); This Mile Stone (approx. 1.5 miles away); Patriots of the American Revolution (approx. 1.7 miles away); In Memory of the Underhills (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker in Pelham Bay Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
2. Marker in Pelham Bay Park
Marker on Shore Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
3. Marker on Shore Road
Pellís Treaty Oak image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 11, 2016
4. Pellís Treaty Oak
This oak tree is located just east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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