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Smokey Bear Blue Spruce

 
 
Smokey Bear Blue Spruce Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 20, 2013
1. Smokey Bear Blue Spruce Marker
Inscription.
Blue Spruce
Picea pungens
Planted April 11, 1984
To honor the 40th birthday of
Smokey Bear
by
John R. Block, Secretary of Agriculture
R. Max Peterson, Chief, USDA Forest Service
and the
Forester's Wives Club of Washington, D.C.

 
Location. 38° 53.297′ N, 77° 1.903′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 14th St. SW, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is near the western parking area of the USDA building near the corner of 14 St. SW and Jefferson Dr. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros (within shouting distance of this marker); Escape Across the Potomac (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Why is the Washington Monument Temporarily Closed? (about 500 feet away); Raoul Wallenberg Place (about 600 feet away); The General Dwight David Eisenhower Plaza (about 600 feet away); Steven Thomas Stefani IV (about 600 feet away); Bradford Pear Tree (about 700 feet away); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .
Early Smokey Bear campaign from the Ad Council. image. Click for full size.
By Ad Council, circa 1959
2. Early Smokey Bear campaign from the Ad Council.

1. The Smokey Bear Statute. (Submitted on November 27, 2013, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
2. Ad Council's work with Smokey Bear. (Submitted on November 27, 2013, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
Smokey Bear Blue Spruce Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 20, 2013
3. Smokey Bear Blue Spruce Marker
Wide view of the marker and the blue spruce, with the USDA building in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016.
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