The Oak of the Right to Vote 1915


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Valgretsegen 1915

Alternative Danish names:
Kvindeegen i Tolløkke Skov

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Syddjurs Kommune
Tolløkke Skov, ca. 375 m NNØ for skovpavillonen. Valgretsegen 1915.
56;10.856N+10;40.067E

Google Earth coordinates:
56.18093 10.66778    Guide

Data:
Girth: 1,3 meter
Diameter: 0,41 meter

Maximum age:
80

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Valgretsegen 1915 (and several others) was planted in commemoration of women's right to vote (and male servants' right, as well as lowering the age of the rigth to vote to 25 years).

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://old.dgi.dk/upload/karpenhoej/pdf/spor_toll%C3%B8kke.pdf

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (18-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (18-03-2008)