Created by UWBG in English at 0.7 km of Broadmoor, Washington (United States) over 3 years ago
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The voices on this walk were selected from the University of Washington Botanic Gardens Oral History Project. We have geo-located some of the narrator's stories into ten "stops" through the Washington Park Arboretum and the Center for Urban Hortic...
Japanese Garden - Elizabet... (3min 29s)
Arboretum Foundation board member Elizabeth Moses talks about the early development and design of...
Lake Washington Boulevard ... (2min 41s)
Seattle Parks employee Don Harris talks about the Olmsted Brothers design of Lake Washington Boul...
Brian Mulligan Sorbus Coll... (3min 1s)
Former Arboretum Director John Wott discusses how birds and insects interact with non-native vers...
Japanese Maples - John Wott (3min 56s)
Former Arboretum Director John Wott gives a glimpse into the different uses of the Arboretum and...
Pinetum - Paul Gibson (3min 9s)
Seattle resident and activist Paul Gibson reflects on how the Montlake Neighborhood was altered b...
Donald Graham Visitor's Ce... (2min 56s)
Carol Simons, the first female president of the Arboretum Foundation, explains the necessity of b...
Plant Donations Nursery - ... (3min 15s)
Arboretum volunteer Barbara Harris describes how the plant donations nursery got started.
Union Bay Natural Area - G... (6min 11s)
Grant Jones, principal landscape architect of the Jones & Jones Architecture firm, discusses how...
Center for Urban Horticult... (2min 8s)
Former CUH Director Harold Tukey describes why the Union Bay Natural Area became the site for the...
Miller Library - Lyn Sauter (3min 57s)
Volunteer Lyn Sauter describes how Joe Witt convinced her to organize the Arboretum book collecti...
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