Fort Smith in Sebastian County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Loblolly Pine (Pinustaeda)
that journeyed to the Moon and back
aboard Apollo 14 1971
Planted here on Arbor Day March 15
Bicentennial Year 1976
Erected 1976 by Arkansas Forestry Comm, Arkansas Arbor Day Cmte, USFS, USDA, NASA, and Georgia Pacific Corp.
Location. 35° 23.147′ N, 94° 25.588′ W. Marker is in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in Sebastian County. Marker is on 6th Street (Arkansas Route 255) south of Rogers Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker and tree are on the county courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 South 6th Street, Fort Smith AR 72901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sebastian County Seat of Justice (a few steps from this marker); Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 50 Year Concrete Street Service Award • 1963 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sebastian County California Gold Seekers United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Trail of Tears (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Smith.
Also see . . . The "Moon Trees". (Submitted on January 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 183 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.