The Oak of Women in Tolløkke Forest (= The Oak of the Right to Vote 1915)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Kvindeegen i Tolløkke Skov (= Valgretsegen 1915)

Alternative Danish names:
Valgretsegen 1915

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. Generally known as Valgretsegen 1915.

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)