Crocker in Pulaski County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Christmas Tree
A White Pine
"National Gardening Week"
June 9, 1999
under the direction of the
Crocker Green Thumb Garden Club.
Kindergarten children from the Crocker school
named the tree during the planting program.
Erected 1999 by Kevin & Robin Kordes and Long Funeral Home.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is April 22, 1999.
Location. 37° 56.95′ N, 92° 15.815′ W. Marker is in Crocker, Missouri, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Commercial Street (State Highway 17/133) and 10th Street, on the right when traveling north on Commercial Street. Marker is in Norma Lea's Frisco Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crocker MO 65452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Norma Lea's Frisco Park (within shouting distance of this marker); James Richard LivingstonRoubidoux Trail (approx. 8.8 miles away); A Frigid Crossing (approx. 8.9 miles away); Talbot House (approx. 9 miles away); Rigsby House and Standard Oil Station (approx. 9 miles away); Old Stage Coach Stop (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crocker.
Regarding "Elmer". Apparently "Elmer" the white pine tree met an early death.
Also see . . . Crocker MO Elementary School. (Submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.