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Whittier in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree

 
 
Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 19, 2005
1. Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree Marker
Inscription.
Planted in 1907 as an experiment for the
University of California.

 
Erected 1963 by Whittier Area Community Beautiful Grand Parlor Native Daughters of the Golden West Whittier Chapter Daughters American Revolution. (Marker Number 681.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 33° 58.434′ N, 118° 2.762′ W. Marker is in Whittier, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Whittier Boulevard north of Mar Vista, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12300 Whittier Boulevard, Whittier CA 90602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reform School for Juvenile Offenders (approx. 0.4 miles away); Casa de Governor Pío Pico (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of the Rio San Gabriel (approx. 4 miles away); The Speedee McDonald's Store (approx. 4.5 miles away); American Legion Norwalk Post 359 (approx. 4.8 miles away); Norwalk Square
Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 19, 2005
2. Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree Marker
(approx. 5.4 miles away); William Workman Home (approx. 5.6 miles away); Workman Family Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Whittier.
 
Regarding Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree. Planted in 1907 by George Weinshank and assistants under the direction of Professor Ralph Smith as part of an experimental planting for the University of California Experiment Station, this tree stands as a monument to the early cooperation of state educational system with local walnut industry. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
 
Categories. AgricultureEducationHorticulture & Forestry
 
Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 19, 2005
3. Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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