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Burr Oak

Burr Oak is a variant spelling of Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa). The term can refer to some places in the United States:

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National Register Of Historic Places Listings In Winneshiek County, Iowa
... West Broadway from Winnebago Street to Park Drive Decorah Burr Oak House/Masters Hotel 01983-01-27January 27, 1983 State Street Burr Oak Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum Burr Oak Savings Bank 02001-08-08August 8, 2001 ... Route 52 Burr Oak Koren Library 01984-01-12January 12, 1984 Luther College campus Decorah Lawrence Bridge 01998-05-15May 15, 1998 330th Avenue over the Little Turkey River Jackson Junction ...
Burr Oak Cemetery - Burr Oak Scandal
... On July 11, 2009 Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart alleged that four workers at Burr Oak cemetery dug up more than 200 graves, dumped the bodies into unmarked mass graves, and resold the plots in a scheme that ... of the records indicated that between 140,190 and 147,568 people were buried at Burr Oak ...
Burr Oak (Metra)
... Burr Oak is the penultimate station along the Blue Island Branch of the Metra Electric line in Blue Island, Illinois ... The commuter rail station is located on Burr Oak Avenue near Lincoln Street, and is and is 18.36 miles (29.55 km) away from the northern terminus at Randolph Street Station ... In Metra's zone-based fare system, Burr Oak Station is in zone D ...
Alsip, Illinois - Geography
... Oak Lawn lies to the north ... The Alsip area is also home to two predominantly African-American cemeteries, Burr Oak and Restvale cemeteries, which are the resting places of many Chicago blues musicians (including Muddy Waters ... important moment in the American Civil Rights Movement, is buried at Burr Oak ...
Burr Oak, Indiana - Geography
... Burr Oak is located at 41°15′23″N 86°24′55″W / 41.25639°N 86.41528°W / 41.25639 -86.41528 ... Union Walnut West CDP Koontz Lake‡ Unincorporated communities Burr Oak Donaldson Harris Hibbard Inwood La Paz Junction Linkville Maxinkuckee Old Tip Town Rutland Teegarden Tippecanoe Twin Lakes ...

Famous quotes containing the words oak and/or burr:

    When the red-cheeked, dancing girls, April and May, trip home to the wintry, misanthropic woods; even the barest, ruggedest, most thunder-cloven old oak will at least send forth some few green sprouts, to welcome such glad-hearted visitants.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    Heaven sometimes hedges a rare character about with ungainliness and odium, as the burr that protects the fruit.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)