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J. Sterling Morton and George Washington Tree

U.S. Capitol Grounds 
Memorial Tree 

To Honor 100th Anniversary of 
J. Sterling Morton, Founder of Arbor Day; 
And the Bicentennial of George Washington 

Juglans Nigra 
(Eastern Black Walnut) 

April 22, 1932

Full tree details are at aoc.gov/trees/arbor-day-founder.

Location information: 
U.S. Capitol, S.E.
(GPS Coordinates are Approximate)
United States
38° 53' 16.9368" N, 77° 0' 22.392" W
Location type: 
Trees