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The Dawes Arboretum

 
 
The Dawes Arboretum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 2, 2022
1. The Dawes Arboretum Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes, The Dawes Arboretum was founded to encourage the planting of forest and ornamental trees, to give pleasure to the public and education to the youth. Newark, Ohio was chosen because of its central location, soils and climate. Over the years collections have expanded and notable people have participated in tree plantings. Today, The Arboretum encompasses nearly 2,000 acres of plant collections, garden and natural areas for the community to enjoy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 40° 3.38′ N, 82° 24.055′ W. Marker is in Newark, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is on East Canal Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 E Canal St, Newark OH 43055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ye Olde Mill (here, next to this marker); Flint Ridge (here, next to this marker); Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve (here, next to this marker); The Historic Pataskala Town Hall
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(here, next to this marker); The Licking County Recreational Trail System (here, next to this marker); Licking Memorial Hospital (here, next to this marker); The Hartford Fair (here, next to this marker); Ohio and Erie Canal (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
The Dawes Arboretum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 2, 2022
2. The Dawes Arboretum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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