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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Steven Thomas Stefani IV

Forest Service Range Conservationist

 

— United States Department of Agriculture —

 
Steven Thomas Stephani IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 21, 2011
1. Steven Thomas Stephani IV Marker
Inscription.  
An American chestnut (Castanea dentate) tree has been planted in honor of Forest Service Range Conservationist, Steven Thomas Stefani IV (1978-2007) who died serving his country, helping the people of Ghazni, Afghanistan to build better lives.
 
Erected 2008 by U.S. Department of Agriculture.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureWar, Afghanistan.
 
Location. 38° 53.303′ N, 77° 1.766′ W. Marker is in The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia. Memorial is on Jefferson Drive Southwest east of 14th Street Southwest (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USDA Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bradford Pear Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Growing in the Garden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Steven Thomas Stephani IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 21, 2011
2. Steven Thomas Stephani IV Marker
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Virginia Peanuts (about 300 feet away); Bald Cypress (about 300 feet away); USDA Holocaust Memorial Tree (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Growing in the Garden (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Also see . . .  American Foreign Service Assoc. Memorial Plaque List. (Submitted on September 30, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. the Tom Stefani Award for Reconstruction and Stabilization in Fragile States; Eagle Scout
 
Steven Thomas Stephani IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 21, 2011
3. Steven Thomas Stephani IV Marker
- lower left, near the Mall entrance to the Jamie Lloyd Whitten Federal Building, Headquarters of the U.S.D.A.
Steven Thomas Stefani IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
4. Steven Thomas Stefani IV Marker
A winter view of the memorial tree and marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,603 times since then and 157 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on August 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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