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Danville in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Two Trees Reach for Heaven

Astronauts Memorial

 

—Vermilion County, Illinois —

 
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By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
1. Two Trees Reach for Heaven Marker
Inscription. In Honor of Astronaut Joe Tanner - Danville Native - November 3, 1994

In memory of Astronaut Christa McAuliffe - Teacher - January 28, 1986

"The Dream is Alive"

 
Location. 40° 7.969′ N, 87° 37.703′ W. Marker is in Danville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker can be reached from North Hazel Street south of East Williams Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in a Memorial Park, this Marker is at the top of the stairs by the flag poll. Marker is in this post office area: Danville IL 61832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Workers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Major Kenneth D. Bailey (about 500 feet away); Women's War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); American Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lindley Sign Post Forest (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Temple / Danville USA (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Also see . . .
1. His Life was Flight. A Biography, many Photos, and other Links that
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By Al Wolf, August 24, 2008
2. Two Trees Reach for Heaven Marker
give a fuller celebration of Joe's Life and space travel. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. "Flying High". The Elibrarian at DACC Library Blog Spot has a short article. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. NASA's Biography of Joe Tanner. Is a fine tribute to "Joe" and his involved life's enjoyed work in space and flight. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,404 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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