This Douglas Fir was planted on 3 May 1976 on the grounds of the U.S. Veterans
Medical Center in Roseburg, Oregon by State Forester J. E. Schroeder and
Director J. H. Ferry. The plaque reads: This tree dedicated by the
Veterans Administration in 1976 to America's Medal of Honor recipients who helped
make this bicentennial observance possible
"By gallantry above and beyond the call of duty"
Larger (1 Mb) versions of the tree picture and plaque picture are available.
(The device held by the tree is a GPS unit.)
The tree is located at 43 deg 13.565 min N; 123 deg 22.106 min W
Photographs courtesy of Glen and Martha Jones