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.
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. Touch for map. The driveway to the parking lot is north of the stoplight at the junction of Nod and Hartford Road (185). Marker is in this post office area: Weatogue CT 06089, United States of America.
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); Weatogue Bridge Gifford Pinchot Birthplace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Connecticut Charter Oak Descendent (approx. 1.8 miles away); Second Hopmeadow School House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Eno Memorial Hall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Simsbury Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 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.)
3. History of the U.S. Forest Service. (Submitted on January 11, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2016, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 34 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.