Sebastian County Courthouse Moon Tree - Ft. Smith, AR
Posted by: Max and 99
N 35° 23.145 W 094° 25.591
15S E 370437 N 3916756
Quick Description: Moon tree located on the west side of the Sebastian County Courthouse
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2012 11:31:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMEB0Z
Located in front of the Sebastian County Courthouse, this mature moon tree is a wonderful addition to the grounds. The tall tree provides much welcome shade in the summer months. Located near this moon tree are several war memorials and historical markers.
A small plaque at the base of the tree reads:
Loblolly Pine (Pinus Taeda)
This tree was grown from a seed that journeyed to the moon and back aboard Apollo 14 1971. Planted here on Arbor Day March 15, Bicentennial Year 1976.
Sponsored by Arkansas Forestry Commission, Arkansas Arbor Day Committee, Forest Service USD.
Plaques donated by Georgia Pacific Corp.
Type of Tree: Loblolly Pine
Subsequent visits (with photos) are encouraged, and should be listed as a 'log'.