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How the Arboretum Became the Arboretum: The First 25 Years

Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum, Boston MA

May 05 2019
How the Arboretum Became the Arboretum: The First 25 Years

Join our docent on this guided tour through the grounds and history of the Arnold Arboretum.

How the Arboretum Became the Arboretum: The First 25 Years

Emily Wheeler, Arboretum Docent

Sunday, May 5, 11:00am-12:30pm
Location: Centre Street Gate    (1090 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130)

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

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ADMISSION INFO

Event is free, but registration is requested.

Contact: 617-384-5209

Email: arbweb@harvard.edu

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Arnold Arboretum

125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130
(Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain)

PARKING INFO

You can get to the Arboretum by subway, bus, or car. Get directions to our main entrance at Arborway Gate, Peters Hill, Weld Hill Building, or Dana Greenhouses. Free parking is available along the Arborway, Bussey Street, and Walter Street. There is no visitor parking inside the Arboretum. The Arnold Arboretum also offers resources for improved accessibility.

The Arboretum is easily reached by public transportation. Take the Orange Line to Forest Hills, cross Washington Street, and take Blackwell Footpath through Bussey Brook Meadow to the South Street Gate.

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