“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

Moreton Bay Fig

Moreton Bay Fig Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Ferrell
1. Moreton Bay Fig Marker
Inscription.  Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus Macrophylla native to Australia) In 1904 the House of Representative legislated protection of this tree. Requested by President Theodore Roosevelt after a visit of the area. This tree is now over 200 years old.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 32° 41.069′ N, 117° 14.344′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Front Street. This Marker is located inside Naval Base Point Loma. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Rosecrans (about 800 feet away); Fort Guijarros Site (about 800 feet away); Cabrillo Landing (about 800 feet away); Ballast Point Whaling Station Site (about 800 feet away); Post Chapel, Building 213
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Moreton Bay Fig image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Ferrell, November 18, 2013
2. Moreton Bay Fig
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2013, by Paul Ferrell of San Diego, California. This page has been viewed 790 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2013, by Paul Ferrell of San Diego, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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