Arbor Day plantings since 1984


The City of St. Augustine has reported to Historic City News local St. Augustine news desk that after this month’s Arbor Day ceremonies, they will have planted a total of 72 trees over the past 27 years.

In previous years, the city’s Arbor Day ceremonies have contributed 66 trees to our community including Holly, Live Oak, Red Maple, Sycamore, Dogwood, Golden Raintree and Magnolia trees at locations including Sebastian Inland Harbor, Joseph Pomar, Jr. Park, The Plaza, Oglethorpe Park, Twine Park, Government House, J. Edward “Red” Cox Park, Davenport Park and the Fullerwood neighborhood.

1984 Parque de Menendez (front of City Hall) East Palatka Holly (2)
1985 Parque de Menendez (front of City Hall) East Palatka Holly (2)
1986 Visitor Information Center Dogwood (1)
1987 Oglethorpe Park, Davis Shores Live Oak (3)
1988 Willie Galimore Community Center Constitutional Bicentennial Oak (1)
1989 Warden Park (on Lake Maria Sanchez) Golden Rain Tree (3)
1990 Municipal Water Plant, West King Street Live Oak (1)
1991 Oglethorpe Park, Davis Shores Live Oak (3)
1992 Twine Park, Lincolnville Live Oak (1)
1993 Visitor Information Center Red Maple (3)
1994 Police Administration Building, King Street East Palatka Holly (2)
1995 Flagler and Oglethorpe Boulevards Southern Red Cedar (1)
1996 Lightner Courtyard, City Hall Amber Sweet Orange (2)
1997 Sebastian Inland Harbor East Palatka Holly (1)
1998 Francis Field Sycamore (16)
1999 Joseph Pomar, Jr. Park Live Oak (1)
2000 Eddie Vickers Park Red Maple (3)
2001 Francis Field Live Oak (1)
2002 Government House West Garden Live Oak (1)
2003 Plaza de la Constitución Live Oak (1)
2004 J. Edward “Red” Cox Park Live Oak (1)
2005 Plaza de la Constitución Live Oak (1)
2006 Parque de Menendez (front of City Hall) East Palatka Holly (2)
2007 Francis Field Live Oak (10)
2008 Davenport Park Live Oak (2)
2009 Fullerwood Neighborhood Little Gem Magnolia (1)
2010 Francis Field Live Oak (6)

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