Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

The Deam Oak

image number:

P0024591

description:

The sign reads, in full: "DEAM'S OAK | X Quercus Deamii | This oak is a natural cross from the white and | Chinquapin oaks. It was discovered in 1904 by | L.A. and E.B. Williamson of Bluffton. | This Hybrid Oak is the only one of its kind known. | The department will appreciate co-operation of | the public in protecting this tree and the grounds. | The Department of Conservation | State of Indiana. | Richard Lieber. Director"

The Deam Oak is still (2016) located on the southeast corner of the intersection of 116 and E 250 N just to the northwest of Bluffton, Indiana.

date taken:

1929 March 1

photographer studio:

Deam, Charles C.

accession number:

0456

accession number:

C22

topic:

Trees

city:

Bluffton

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Deam, Charles C.

folder:

Deam Oak