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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Highway Tree Planting

 
 
Highway Tree Planting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, May 27, 2011
1. Highway Tree Planting Marker
Inscription. One of the first comprehensive highway tree planting projects in Illinois is along this route which leads to the New Salem State Park. The planting, which was completed in 1934, was sponsored by the Women's Horner Clubs of Sangamon County.
 
Erected 1934.
 
Location. 39° 53.296′ N, 89° 40.377′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is at the intersection of Illinois Route 29 and Jeffries Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 29. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln and the Talisman (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 4.6 miles away); Building the Lincoln Tomb (approx. 4.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln's. Tomb (approx. 4.6 miles away); Temporary Tombs (approx. 4.6 miles away); Reconstruction and Renovation (approx. 4.6 miles away); Some Exterior Features (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Lincoln Descendants (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Highway Tree Planting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, May 27, 2011
2. Highway Tree Planting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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