The Basics

U.S. Capitol, N.E.

Text of the Plaque

U.S. Capitol Grounds
Commemorative Tree

Ulmus americana
(American Elm)

To Honor the People of
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Sponsored by
Senators Edward Kennedy and John Kerry
and Representatives Michael Capuano,
William Delahunt, Barney Frank, Stephen Lynch,
Edward Markey, James McGovern, Richard Neal,
John Olver, John Tierney, and Niki Tsongas

Planted on April 30, 2008