Ringling Millennium Tree Trail - Sarasota, FL
Posted by: lazyCachers
N 27° 22.871 W 082° 33.794
17R E 345418 N 3029625
Quick Description: Located at the John and Mabel Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/2/2008 7:04:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM4KE0
The sign at the beginning of the trail states:
The Millennium Tree Trail was established in 2000 as part of the national Millennium Arbor Day Celebration. Many of the trees were donated by individuals and organizations. Please take your time strolling along the trail to learn about the variety of trees thriving here. A label identifies and describes each type of tree.
The plaque at the end of the trail states, in part:
Millennium Tree Trail
Dedicated April 29, 2000
The Millennium Tree Trail was given to the people of Florida in commemoration of our millennial year. This linear arboretum was the vision of long-time resident and former Mayor of Sarasota, Jack Gurney. It was designed by Landscape Architect, David Johnston with construction coordinated by Sarasota County Urban Forester, Norm Basey.
Significant contributions were made by governmental agencies, businesses and organizations, individuals and families. Some were made in honor or memory of loved ones.
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