Celebrate the long history of the Washington Park Arboretum by taking a stroll down memory lane. Learn about turn of the twentieth century movers and shakers at UW who created the living museum we love today.
Each of the 13 images below link to pages with photographs and text revealing the story of the Arboretum.
In October 2011, Audio Clips from an Oral History of the Washington Park Arboretum and the Center for Urban Horticulture. Additional historic documents are linked from the UW Botanic Gardens' Master Plans and History page.
Researched, designed and written by Taylor Felt, MA Museology candidate
Images from the UW Special Collections, Museum of History and Industry and City of Seattle Municipal Archives