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Salem Heritage Trees

Walking Tour
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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.8 miles
Duration: Unknown

Overview :  The goals of Oregon Travel Experience's Oregon Heritage Tree program are to recognize Oregon trees of significance, to educate the... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Waldo Park Tree @ 44.943596,-123.027813

Waldo Park Tree
Posted on: September 24th, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor on Oregon Travel Experience in Heritage Tree Audio Tours, Heritage Tree Details

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Judge William Waldo, the son of an 1842 pioneer, planted this sequoia in 1872. Waldo made efforts during his lifetime to preserve the tree and over time others have saved ... More

2. Moon Tree @ 44.93917,-123.0316

Moon Tree
Posted on: September 24th, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor on Oregon Travel Experience in Heritage Tree Audio Tours, Heritage Tree Details

Pseudotsuga menziesii

This Rocky Mountain Douglas fir was raised from a seed carried to the moon by Apollo 14 astronaut Stuart Roosa in 1971.

The story begins in 1953 when a man named Stuart Roosa, a... More

Star Trees of Willamette University
Posted on: September 24th, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor on Oregon Travel Experience in Heritage Tree Audio Tours, Heritage Tree Details

Sequoiadendron giganteum

Presented by the class of 1942 to Willamette University on its 100th anniversary, these five giant Sequoias include the tallest of its kind on any... More

4. Gov. McCall maple @ 44.937881,-123.028735

Governor McCall Maple
Posted on: September 24th, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor on Oregon Travel Experience in Heritage Tree Audio Tours, Heritage Tree Details

Acer palmatum

This Greenleaf Japanese Maple was planted by Governor Tom McCall in late 1973 or early 1974 during his second term of office. McCall is remembered for many enviornmental... More