Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Tree

Item

Title
Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Tree
Creator
Undetermined
Date
January 1986
Type
Image; StillImage
Coverage
United States--Oregon--Polk County--Monmouth
Description
A Kwanzan flowering Cherry Tree was planted in memory of Sharon McAuliffe. McAuliffe was a teacher from the East Coast, who was also a participant in the NASA Teacher in Space Project. She and six other crew members were killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986. The tree is located on the west lawn of the Cottage.

The plaque reads "She dared to expand the horizon of education. In Memory of Sharon Christa McAuliffe A Teacher and the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger January 28, 1986."
Rights
Copyright Not Evaluated
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Keywords
Memorials,Sharon Christa McAuliffe,tree,Trees on Campus
Identifier
omeka/1749
Format
Digital photograph as a jpg image (96 dpi, pixel dimensions- width: 300, height: 383)