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Danville in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Two Trees Reach for Heaven

Astronauts Memorial

— Vermilion County, Illinois —

 
 
Two Trees Reach for Heaven Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
1. Two Trees Reach for Heaven Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of Astronaut Joe Tanner - Danville Native - November 3, 1994

In memory of Astronaut Christa McAuliffe - Teacher - January 28, 1986

"The Dream is Alive"

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is January 28, 1986.
 
Location. 40° 7.969′ N, 87° 37.703′ W. Marker is in Danville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker can be reached from North Hazel Street south of East Williams Street, on the left when traveling south. Located in a Memorial Park, this Marker is at the top of the stairs by the flag poll. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville IL 61832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Workers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Major Kenneth D. Bailey (about 500 feet away); Women's War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); American Revolutionary War Memorial
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Lindley Sign Post Forest (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Temple / Danville USA (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Flying High". The Elibrarian at DACC Library Blog Spot has a short article. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Joseph R. Tanner. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on August 7, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. Christa McAuliffe. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Two Trees Reach for Heaven Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
2. Two Trees Reach for Heaven Marker
Astronaut Joseph Tanner image. Click for full size.
via NASA, unknown
3. Astronaut Joseph Tanner
Astronaut Christa McAuliffe image. Click for full size.
via NASA, unknown
4. Astronaut Christa McAuliffe
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,696 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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