Where was the first American celebration of Arbor Day?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Where was the first American celebration of Arbor Day?

A California
B Maine
C Nebraska

The first Arbor Day in the United States was organized by Nebraska newspaper editor and politician J. Sterling Morton on April 10, 1872. Volunteers planted about 1 million trees that day in Nebraska. By 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt actively promoted a national observance of Arbor Day as a way to encourage the planting of trees and curb the destruction of forests. Today, many other countries celebrate similar tree planting days.

The correct answer is Nebraska.

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