How the Arboretum Became the Arboretum: The First 25 Years


Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11:00am to 12:30pm


Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

The Arnold Arboretum did not come into existence full-formed, but had a long adolescence before it (literally) blossomed at 50. Our first director, Charles Sargent, prepared a 50-year report in 1922, before the end of his own 54-year tenure. But, what about the first 25 years? We don't have a 25-year report, however, we do have photos and the engaging stories from that time.

Join our docent to hear those stories, as she takes you on a timeline through the walnut and oak collections, to the beeches, and back via Bussey Hill. This tour meets at the Centre Street Gate.

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Free, registration requested.