Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Bicentennial Moon Tree
This planting made possible by: State Forester of Arizona, U.S. Forest Service and NASA
Erected 1976 by State Forester of Arizona, U.S. Forest Service and NASA.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees 🌲, and the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series lists.
Location. 32° 13.931′ N, 110° 56.849′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on East University Boulevard 0.2 miles west of North Campbell Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is just east of the Flandrau Science Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Arizona Mall Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona 1916 - Wilber L. "Bill" Bower U of A Outstanding Achievement AwardsOld Main (approx. 0.3 miles away); George E. P. Smith Residence (approx. half a mile away); Cannon-Douglass Residence (approx. half a mile away); University Streetcar Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Campbell Greenway (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eusebio Francisco Kino, S. J. (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another planting of a Moon Tree
Also see . . . Seeds went to moon, then grew this tree. (Submitted on June 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on May 6, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.