Petrus Stuyvesant's Pear Tree

Petrus Stuyvesant's Pear Tree (HMQHO)

Location: New York, NY 10003 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 43.963', W 73° 59.264'

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On this corner grew Petrus Stuyvesant's pear tree.
Recalled to Holland in 1664 on his return he brought the pear tree and planted it as his memorial "by which" said he "my name may be remembered." The pear tree flourished and bore fruit for over two hundred years.
Year Placed1890
Placed ByHolland Society of New York
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 7:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585476 N 4509579
Decimal Degrees40.73271667, -73.98773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.963', W 73° 59.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 57.78" N, 73° 59' 15.84" W
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Area Code(s)212, 646, 917, 347, 718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 3rd Ave, New York NY 10003, US
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