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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

10 Trees That Witnessed Portland's History

Portland’s urban forest is rooted in history. Relive that history through a look at 10 Heritage Trees in downtown Portland.  Painstakingly researched by David Hedberg at Portland State University, in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry, From Stumptown to Treetown, connects historic photos to those same trees today, and invites you to explore Portland’s oldest living features.

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From Stumptown to Treetown: A Field Guide for Interpreting Portland’s History though its Heritage Trees,