Witness Tree

Junction of County Rd 10 & 1300 North Ave

250+ year old Burr Oak tree

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Witness Tree

250+ year old Burr Oak tree

GS December 2010

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Description 

This Burr Oak tree is over 250 years old. The surveyors for the railroad used it as a reference point called a "witness" when they laid out the route in the early 1850's. It is also on the path of the Old Sauk Trail used by the Indians.

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  • July 12, 2015: Added by GS

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  • GS