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Washington Park Arboretum
Center for Urban Horticulture

History

UWBG was established in 2005 to unite the gardens and programs of the Washington Park Arboretum, founded in 1934 and the Center for Urban Horticulture, opened in 1984. The Gardens are located around the shoreline of Union Bay on Lake Washington.

Azalea Way historic postcard

Oral History of the Washington Park Arboretum and Center for Urban Horticulture Audio Clips

Looking Back: A history exhibit of the Washington Park Arboretum

Washington Park Arboretum Historic Review: September 2003

The Seattle Parks & Recreation Sherwood History Files for the Arboretum(about the collection)

 

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Wednesday, 07-Aug-2013 15:28:02 PDT

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