The Tidal Basin in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Japanese Cherry Trees
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 38° 53.189′ N, 77° 2.509′ W. Marker is in The Tidal Basin, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Independence Avenue Southwest east of West Basin Drive Southwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. A Symbol of International Friendship (within shouting distance of this marker); Lighting the Way (within shouting distance of this marker); District of Columbia War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); District of Columbia World War Memorial (was about 600 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Tidal Basin.
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,946 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on April 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on March 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on March 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.