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Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Bicentennial Moon Tree

 
 
Bicentennial Moon Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 10, 2011
1. Bicentennial Moon Tree Marker
Inscription. This seedling was grown from the very seeds that journeyed to the moon and back on board Apollo 14. It symbolizes the major role forests played in developing our American Heritage and the vital role forests have in our future.

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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is just east of the Flandrau Science Center. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Arizona Mall Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona 1916 - Wilber L. "Bill" Bower U of A Outstanding Achievement Awards (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
Bicentennial Moon Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 10, 2011
2. Bicentennial Moon Tree Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); John Campbell Greenway (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eusebio Francisco Kino, S. J. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Villa Catalina (approx. 1.2 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.)
 
Categories. AgricultureAir & Space
 
Bicentennial Moon Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 10, 2011
3. Bicentennial Moon Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 58 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.
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