Simsbury in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
The Pinchot Sycamore
Dedicated May 1, 1965
in memory of Gifford Pinchot
Born in Simsbury, Connecticut, co-founder of the Yale School of Forestry, first chief of
the U.S. Forestry Service, Conservation Advisor to President Theodore Roosevelt,
Governor of Pennsylvania.
Re-dedicated in 1978
This marker given by Simsbury residents interested in conservation
Erected 1978 by Simsbury residents and Charles Schnier.
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.
Location. 41° 50.867′ N, 72° 48.417′ W. Marker is in Simsbury, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Hartford Road (Route 185) and Nod Road (Route 185), on the right when traveling west on Hartford Road. The driveway to the parking lot Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weatogue CT 06089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roderick A. White M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); Weatogue Soldiers’ Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pettibone Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nike Missile Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Ensign-Bickford Company (approx. 1.4 miles away); Weatogue Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); Gifford Pinchot Birthplace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Connecticut Charter Oak Descendent (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simsbury.
Also see . . .
1. The Pinchot Sycamore. (Submitted on January 11, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Gifford Pinchot. (Submitted on January 11, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.