Sebastian County Courthouse Moon Tree

Fort Smith, Arkansas

[Fort Smith Moon Tree] [Fort Smith Moon Tree Plaque]

Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) planted on 15 March 1976 on the Sebastian County Courthouse grounds in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

The plaque reads:

Moon Tree

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
U.S. Forest Service, USDA, NASA

Plaques donated by Georgia Pacific Corp

Photographs courtesy of William Fischer, Jr.

Moon Tree Home Page

Dr. David R. Williams,
NSSDCA, Mail Code 690.1
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771

NASA Official: Dave Williams,
Last Updated: 10 February 2016, DRW