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Liberty in Union County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

American Sycamore

(Platanus Occidentalis

 

— 1990 —

 
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By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
1. American Sycamore Marker
Inscription.  
Tree commemorates 75th anniversary of the Cooperative Extension Service. Tree is a living reminder of Extension's role in meeting educational needs of people since 1914 and to pledge continued service.

Tree seed traveled in space with NASA astronaut and former Indiana 4-H'er Jerry Ross aboard the 1988 flight of the United State's Space Shuttle, Atlantis.
 
Erected by Union County 4-H Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceEducationHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 39° 38.083′ N, 84° 55.8′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Indiana, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of West Seminary Street (U.S. 27) and South Market Street, on the left when traveling east on West Seminary Street. On the grounds of the old Union County Courthouse, behind the Templeton Log Cabin. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 W Seminary St, Liberty IN 47353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Templeton Log Cabin (here, next to this marker); Mill Stones

American Sycamore Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
2. American Sycamore Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Union County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whitewater Memorial State Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Union School 1893-2004 (approx. 7˝ miles away in Ohio); Wanted by the FBI / Captured by G-Men (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
American Sycamore Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
3. American Sycamore Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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