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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Moon Tree”

 
 
"Moon Tree" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
1. "Moon Tree" Marker
Inscription.
Loblolly Pine crown from
seeds that journeyed to the
moon with 1971 Apollo 14 mission.
Planted here in 1976.

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 32° 22.71′ N, 86° 18.053′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Dexter Avenue and Monroe Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery AL 36130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 'Washington' Elm Tree (a few steps from this marker); Albert L. Patterson (a few steps from this marker); First National Confederate Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); "Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Laurel Oak Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Second National Confederate Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); "Third National Confederate Flag" (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  NASA story on Alabama State Capitol Moon Tree. (Submitted on May 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
"Moon Tree" Loblolly Pine tree. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
2. "Moon Tree" Loblolly Pine tree.

 
Categories. Air & SpaceHorticulture & Forestry
 
Albert Patterson statue with 'Moon Tree' to right of it. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 28, 2016
3. Albert Patterson statue with 'Moon Tree' to right of it.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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