Uncle Burt's Tree

Uncle Burt's Tree (HM1PXK)

Location: Vacaville, CA 95688 Solano County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 21.543', W 122° 0.096'

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This famous Black Walnut tree has provided the nuts for starting over 100 walnut groves in California. It gave shade for travelers and their teams who enjoyed the Wykoff Ranch hospitality of the cool water well nearby. It is said to have been planted when Burt Wykoff (1886-1977) was born. Uncle Burt deeded that the tree is to remain in place until it dies. Uncle Burt is gone, but his tree lives on.
Plaque dedicated 2002
Vacaville Historical Marker Committee
Year Placed2002
Placed ByVacaville Historical Marker Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, December 11th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 587228 N 4246125
Decimal Degrees38.35905000, -122.00160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 21.543', W 122° 0.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 21' 32.58" N, 122° 0' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)707, 916
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50-98 Eldridge Ave, Vacaville CA 95688, US
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