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Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Chestnut Tree

 
 
Chestnut Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. Chestnut Tree Marker
Inscription.
This Chestnut tree, form the lawn of the White House, was originally planted in front of Colton Hall on September 20, 1966 by First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson. It was later replanted in Friendly Plaza.

 
Location. 36° 35.873′ N, 121° 53.809′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Pacific Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located in Friendly Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 536 Pacific Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moon Tree (a few steps from this marker); Monterey History Time Line (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Seal of the State of California (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplain Walter Colton, U.S.N., 1787-1851 (within shouting distance of this marker); Colton Hall – Site of California’s Original Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Larkin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon House (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Four Winds (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Natural Resources
 
Chestnut Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. Chestnut Tree and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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