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Big Pine in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Roosevelt Tree

Planted July 23, 1913

 
 
The Roosevelt Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 5, 2009
1. The Roosevelt Tree Marker
You have to walk under the tree branches to see the marker, but there is a path.
Inscription. This Giant Sequoia is reported to have been planted to commemorate the opening of Westgaard Pass to automobile traffic. The tree was named in honor of President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt.
 
Erected by The Big Pine Civic Club.
 
Location. 37° 10.398′ N, 118° 17.388′ W. Marker is in Big Pine, California, in Inyo County. Marker is at the intersection of Three Flags Highway (Highway 395) and County Route 168, on the right when traveling north on Three Flags Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Pine CA 93513, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Pine Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Westgaard Pass Toll Road (here, next to this marker); Zurich Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); History of "Dangerous Arrest" (approx. 14.3 miles away); The Ernest Kinney Teamster Family Mural (approx. 14.4 miles away); Slim Princess (approx. 14.4 miles away); The Little Kittie Inn (approx. 14.4 miles away); Whiskey Creek History (approx. 14.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Pine.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
The Roosevelt Tree image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 5, 2009
2. The Roosevelt Tree
The Roosevelt Tree Trunk image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 5, 2009
3. The Roosevelt Tree Trunk
The Roosevelt Tree and Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 5, 2009
4. The Roosevelt Tree and Veterans Memorial
Next to the Big Pine Veterans Memorial, Westgaard Pass Toll Road Marker and Big Pine Recreation Area Kiosk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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