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Cresco in Howard County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Space Tree

 
 
Space Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 4, 2019
1. Space Tree Marker
Inscription.  

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.

 
Erected 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 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Mine
Space Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 4, 2019
2. Space Tree Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Cresco Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line).
 
Categories. Air & SpaceHorticulture & Forestry
 
Space Tree image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 4, 2019
3. Space Tree
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 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.
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