Framing Oak

Tree Description:

0-009   Called the Framing Oak, this white oak (Quercus alba) is used by photographers to frame the view of Lincoln’s Tomb and may be seen in many photographs, including some of those on the web site of the Oak Ridge Cemetery Foundation. This tree probably was a sapling during the time of Lincoln’s funeral in 1865, and saw the subsequent construction of his Tomb.

Location:

39.82276 N, 89.656788 W

Map:

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