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Introduction
1)
Title
Bedford Oak Whitman
2)
Town, State
Bedford, NY
3)
ID #
837
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 20, 2002
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
January 23, 2005
6)
Site Worked Last
August 23, 2009
Content
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1)
Natural preserve
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Not applicable
5)
Not applicable
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Terrestrial
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Parallel
3)
Earthworks
4)
Landscaping
5)
Large
7)
Not applicable
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
5300-308.1, 5300-308.2, 5300-308.3, 5300-308.4
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
Yes
11.1)
Parallel Description
Tablet/Plaque
11.2)
Parallel Preservation
Satisfactory
11.3)
Parallel Scale Inscription/Text
Average (life-size)
12)
Designers
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Applicable
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
6 Very Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
4 Satisfactory
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
4 Satisfactory
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
4 Satisfactory
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.6 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1947
5)
June 20, 1977
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
26
2)
Town/City
Bedford
3)
County
Westchester
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10506
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
41.2157600000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-73.6547400000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Cantitoe St
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Hook Rd
12)
Additional Identifier 1
US-22
13)
Additional Identifier 2
14)
Links/Websites
15)
Terrestrial
16)
16.1)
Auxiliary support group
16.2)
Business/businesses
16.3)
Citizens/residents
16.4)
Historical Society
17)
17.1)
First Americans/Colonists 1492-1775
17.2)
Revolution: War/Governance | 1774-1788
17.3)
The national existence
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 20, 2002
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
January 23, 2005
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
21.1)
Newspaper
21.2)
Other
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Georgia Squires Whitman -- wife of Harold Whitman: in her memory he donated to the Town of Bedford the ground on which the Bedfod Oak stands
IMAGES: The Jack Gescheidt images are used courtesy of him and the TreeSpiritProject, San Francisco, CA
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Assumptions -- Start considered to be 1947, year in which Harold Whitman, by donation, moved the private land on which the Oak stands into the public domain
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Assumptions -- Dedication considered to be 6/20/1977, date on which two acres of immediately neighboring land was conveyed for the price of $38,000 from a private developer to the Bedford Historical Society on behalf of the Bedford public, thereby preserving the life of the Oak
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community group -- Bedford Historical Society
SPONSOR(S): Auxillary support group -- Arborist Association, International Society of Arboriculture, Alpine Tree Care Inc.
SPONSOR(S): Historical society -- Bedford Historical Society



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