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Coronado in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Christmas Tree

Hotel del Coronado

 
 
Christmas Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 14, 2009
1. Christmas Tree Marker
Inscription.  Here stands the world's first electrically-lighted outdoor Christmas tree, unveiled at the Hotel del Coronado on December 24, 1904
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list.
 
Location. 32° 40.884′ N, 117° 10.656′ W. Marker is in Coronado, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Orange Avenue. Marker and tree are located on the grounds of the Hotel del Coronado. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado CA 92118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oxford (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel del Coronado (within shouting distance of this marker); J.D. Spreckels House - 1908 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dragon Tree (about 500 feet away); Carey-Hizar House (approx. 0.2 miles away); J.D. & A.B. Spreckels Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mann House - 1926 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coronado.
 
Christmas Tree image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 14, 2009
2. Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 15, 2009
3. Christmas Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 28, 2017, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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