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Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree

 
 
George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 16, 2008
1. George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree Marker
Inscription.  
Planted April 27 1932
This tablet placed
Americanization Day
April 27 1934
By Halvarson-Bowers Aux' 187
Veterans of Foreign Wars

 
Erected 1934 by Halvarson-Bowers Aux' 187 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 44° 54.888′ N, 93° 12.637′ W. Marker was in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker could be reached from Minnehaha Avenue south of East Minnehaha Parkway, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located near the Minnehaha Falls Pergola Garden in Minnehaha Park. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 4900 Minnehaha Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Gunnar Wennerberg (within shouting distance of this marker); Minnehaha Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); President Lyndon B. Johnson (about 300 feet away); Geology of Minnesota
George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 16, 2008
2. George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree and Marker
(about 300 feet away); Col. John H. Stevens (about 400 feet away); John Harrington Stevens House (about 400 feet away); 1–Main Entrance Minnehaha Lower Glen (about 400 feet away); 3 – Master Map (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minneapolis.
 
Minnehaha Park image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 16, 2008
3. Minnehaha Park
The Minnehaha Falls Pergola Garden, Bi-Centennial Tree, and marker are in the distance.

Minnehaha means "laughing waters."
George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree Marker has been stolen. image. Click for full size.
By Karen Cooper, September 20, 2016
4. George Washington Bi-Centennial Tree Marker has been stolen.
Between 2008 and 2016, someone stole this plaque.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on September 22, 2016, by Karen Cooper of Minneapolis, Minnesota. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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