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2017 Historic Tree Tour – DFW
April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$40
|Join us and meet some of the oldest and most historic trees in our region!
Take a guided one day tour across the western metroplex to experience some of the areas most historic and famous trees. This unique tour will include trees from the Famous Trees of Texas, Fort Worth Heritage Trees, and State Champion trees . Your tour guides will be Texas A&M Regional Forester, Courtney Blevins, and Wes Culwell, Board Certified Master Arborist and Chairman Elect of the Tarrant County Historical Commission.
We will leave from the parking lot of the NW campus of Tarrant County College on Marine Creel Pkwy in northwest Ft. Worth at 9:00 am sharp. Transportation and lunch will be provided. We will return around 4:00 pm.
SAM HOUSTON CAMPSITE OAK, Coppell, Dallas Cty., 1st treaty w/Indians & Rep. of TX site
ISSAC PARKER OAKS, Hurst, oldest structure in Tarrant County
TRADERS OAK, NE Fort Worth, first Tarrant County election site
LUNCH Probably Angelo’s BBQ
TURNERS OAK, W of Downtown Fort Worth, tree roots filled with gold
FURSMAN BUR OAK, Westworth Village, huge tree
TANNAHILL OAK, W Ft. Worth, Stagecoach stop, 1874 , oldest in Tarrant County.
STATE CHAMPION BLACK WILLOW, W Lake Worth, baddest willow in TX, 19′ circ.
CIVILIAN CONSERVATION POST OAKS, NW L. Worth, incredible history and tree galls
WILLIAM F. CHARBONEAU LIVE OAK, Lake Worth, more notoriety than any tree in the Lake Worth area