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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 6, 2012
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.
With a vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to
Lt. Col. Gordon L. Page
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 37° 19.972′ N, 121° 53.398′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from South Market Street south of West San Fernando Street. Click for map. The Freedom Tree is located in Caesar Chavez Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 South Markert Street, San Jose CA 95113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First State Capitol Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de Cesar E. Chavez (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); First State Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burning of San Jose Chinatown (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinatown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Joseph’s Cathedral
The Freedom Tree image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 6, 2012
2. The Freedom Tree
The marker is at the base of the tree.
(about 400 feet away); Site of Worlds First Broadcasting Station / World’s First Broadcasting Station (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Regarding The Freedom Tree. This tree and monument were rededicated 1989.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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