Cresco in Howard County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The seeds for this tree were flown abroad the
US Space Shuttle Atlantis, December 2-8, 1988
by Lt. Col. Jerry L. Ross, USAF.
This tree was presented to the City of Cresco
on July 27, 1990, by Maurice Kramer,
Notre Dame High School Alumnus and
State 4-H Program Leader, Purdue University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical date for this entry is July 27, 1990.
Location. 43° 22.276′ N, 92° 7.085′ W. Marker is in Cresco, Iowa, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Avenue SW and South Elm Street on 2nd Avenue SW. Located in Beadle Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 2nd Avenue SW, Cresco IA 52136, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howard County Historical Society-1854 Log Cabin-Beadle Park (a few steps from this marker); 101-A Train - EMD Model FP7 (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Norman E. Borlaug - March 25, 1914 - September 12, 2009 World War I Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); Cresco Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cresco Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Lutheran Congregation (approx. 10.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.