Camp Iti Kana Tree

Wiggins, Mississippi

[Camp Iti Kana Moon Tree] [Camp Iti Kana Moon Tree Article]

Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) planted at Camp Iti Kana (Camp Ita Kana in some references), a Girl Scout camp near Wiggins, Mississippi. It is located near the camp flagpole.
The picture of the tree above is from 2019. The article above is from the 2 May 1974 Hattiesburg American (all rights reserved). That makes this the earliest known public Moon Tree planting.

Tree image courtesy of Chiho Sullivan.
Article image and information courtesy of Nancy Fedor White.
Article credit Hattiesburg American.

History of the Sycamore Moon Trees
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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Last Updated: 19 July 2023, DRW