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General of the Army Douglas MacArthur - Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 44.249 W 092° 15.915
15S E 567261 N 3844177
Quick Description: One of two memorial plaques honoring Douglas MacArthur near his birthplace at what is now called MacArthur Park in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2010 12:43:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM97EW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 2

Long Description:

Text of plaque:

General of the Army
Douglas MacArthur

Born January 26, 1880 in the Little Rock Barracks, now Museum of Science and History.

World War II December 7, 1941 - August 1945

Field Marshal of the Philippines - 1937 - 1941.
Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers in the Southwest Pacific.
Supreme Commander of the Occupation Forces in Japan.
Supreme Commander of the United Nations Defending Korea

Died April 5, 1964 in Washington, D.C.

This white pine, Pinus strobus, is a seedling of the largest white pine in America, located in Nicholet Park, Wisconsin.  The tree, donated by the Living Museum of Trees, LeMaster and Kline, Louisville, Kentucky, was grown from one of the last pine cones produced from the one thousand-year-old parent tree named for Douglas MacArthur in 1945.

Dedicated April 5, 1991

List if there are any visiting hours:
6 am - 10 pm

Entrance fees (if it applies): 0

Type of memorial: Plaque

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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