The Caldwell Treaty Oak Park

The Caldwell Treaty Oak Park (HM1KCM)

Location: Austin, TX 78703 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.277', W 97° 45.339'

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Estimated to have been a majestic tree of about 100 years when Columbus first landed on North American shores, this live oak tree has been pronounced the most perfect specimen of a tree in North America, and its picture hangs in the Hall of Fame of Forestry at Washington.

Formerly standing as the center of a group of trees called "The Council Oaks," this tree takes its name from its role in the history of the Lone Star State. Stephen F. Austin is reputed to have signed the first boundary line agreement between Indians and whites under the canopy of its branches; battles and important conferences have been planned, pacts signed, and feasts and religious ceremonies celebrated in its shade.

The Treaty Oak was purchased by the City of Austin in 1937 to stand as a living and fitting symbol of the mighty state it has watched develop.
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Date Added Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 619691 N 3349501
Decimal Degrees30.27128333, -97.75565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.277', W 97° 45.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 16.62" N, 97° 45' 20.34" W
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Area Code(s)512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Baylor St, Austin TX 78703, US
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