The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Japanese Cherry Trees
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
Location. 38° 53.189′ N, 77° 2.509′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Independence Avenue east of West Basin Drive, SW, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20037, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Japanese Pagoda (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); A Symbol of International Friendship (within shouting distance of this marker); Japanese Stone Lantern (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Japanese Stone Lantern - Lighting the Way (within shouting distance of this marker); District of Columbia War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); District of Columbia World War Memorial (about 600 feet away but has Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (about 700 feet away); John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,798 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on March 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on March 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.