Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Tree
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas
N 39° 32.182 W 119° 48.887
11S E 258095 N 4380084
Quick Description: This marker is under a huge tree at the corner of 9th and Center across from the UNR Campus.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2006 1:08:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMMH9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 45

Long Description:
This marker is placed to commemorate the history behind the planting of the large tree nearby. The tree was planted in soil from the civil war battle fields to honor the Grand Army of the Republic.
Marker Title (required): Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Tree

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): 81

Marker Text (required):
This tree was planted in soil from Civil War battle fields and dedicated to the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic by the National Commander in Chief June 10, 1913. It was marked and rededicated by Isaac Crist Camp Number 28, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Johana Shine Tent Number 82, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War--Reno, Nevada, October 18, 1969


County (required): Washoe (Reno)

Marker Type (required): Full Size (with blue painted mesh)

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Marker Type (optional): Not listed

Other Damage Type (optional): Not listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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