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Fairchild Oak - Ormond Beach, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 29° 23.297 W 081° 07.870
17R E 487272 N 3251012
Quick Description: A live oak located in Bulow Creek State Park on Old Dixie Highway in Ormond Beach, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2008 10:53:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM495J
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 113

Long Description:
The Fairchild Oak is one of the largest Live Oak trees in the south. The tree has stood for centuries, silent witness to the clearing of the wilderness for plantations, and, in 1836, the destruction of the settlements on Bulow Creek by raiding Seminole Indians. The park contains numerous plantation ruins, most hidden in the undergrowth of the forest. All ruins are protected as state archaeological sites.

Taken from (visit link)
Americana: Roadside Attraction

Significant Interest: Natural Formation

Milestone or Marker: Progress Marker

Web Site Address: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
Old Dixie Highway
Ormond Beach, FL USA
32174


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