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By: Kelly M.
Location: Woodstock

Sitting here are two gorgeous cedars (Red or Western?). Planted in 1954 at the same time our house was built, these trees flank the south side providing cooling shade in the heat of summer. When the wind blows, the sound rushing through these trees i...
By: Kelly M.
Location: Woodstock

This cedar (Western?) was planted in 1954 at the same time our house was built. Majestic and perfectly shaped, we always use it as the landmark to find our house. "Look for the really tall cedar tree just past the stop sign on SE Glenwood...." Home t...
By: Sue B.
Location: Multnomah

There are actually two trees here, in the grounds of what used to be Multnomah Grade School. I started at Multnomah in '52 (Kindergarten) and they were fully grown then. I remember sitting on the wall, under their shade, while waiting for the friends...
By: Sue B.
Location: Multnomah

Located on SW 42nd between Carson and Hume Streets, this is one of two trees that are in the front yard of the house where a good friend lived, back in the 50s and 60s. There was a wooden beam nailed high up between them from which hung a long rope s...
By: Sue B.
Location: Multnomah

This tree, near the corner of SW 41st and Carson St. was always there and always this tall, even back in the 1950s when we lived on Carson Street. It is outside the house where one of my best friends lived. When we were kids, we used to climb it and...
By: David H.
Location: Kerns

Most of the Douglas firs in Oregon Park date to the 1910s and were planted on the property of Rachel Hawthorne. She donated her two square block parcel to The Boys and Girls Aid Society. A large receiving house stood to the west. The trees provided s...
By: Madelyn M.
Location: Downtown

If you're ever looking for a shady and quiet place to sit on the PSU campus, these trees between the Harrison Street Building and Hoffman Hall are perfect. The ground is flat and comfortable, the trees provide good shade, the area is less trafficked...
By: Madelyn M.
Location: Downtown

Millar Library's east addition was constructed around the Copper Beech after students, faculty and tree lovers protested against its removal. The building curves around the tree and every year the library celebrates its birthday with cake and ice cre...
By: Madelyn M.
Location: Grant Park

I ran into this tree on my bike once while texting and riding. The tree was unscathed - me, not so much. Sorry, tree!
By: Madelyn M.
Location: Grant Park

I remember playing with this tree's bark with my cousins when we were kids - all of the trees on this corner are dogwoods with beautiful bark (but they do drop sap all over any cars parked beneath them!)
By: Robert B.
Location: Montavilla

..big redwood..about once a yr. the homeowner climbs to top and replaces the american flag on top..
By: Robert B.
Location: Mt Tabor

big pine tree..host to grosbeaks and coopers hawks that swoop into my yard...
By: Robert B.
Location: Mt Tabor

this doug fir is in my neighbor's yard..when she was a young girl..a boy who was sweet on her..gave her this seedling..raccoons like it..
By: Robert B.
Location: Eastmoreland

Helped save these Redwoods, put my butt on the line..proudly would do it again...hats off to all of us..
By: Robert B.
Location: Richmond

..lived in this house, shaded by this tree.blue spruce, for 30+ yrs..one day about 15+ yrs. ago a guy came by told me it was planted in the 1930's to commemorate his birth..loved this tree dearly ..after my landlord passed, house was sold to someone....
By: Robert B.
Location: Richmond

..lived on this block..1972-2005.This tree was planted by an old Parks Dept. guy who lived on the block..long dead..
By: Tim B.
Location: Eastmoreland

This sequoia and its two partners were the subject of a media storm for quite a while because a developer who bought the land wanted to cut them down. The neighborhood rallied against that and eventually came up with enough money to buy the property...
By: Micah E.

Tree ID: 872, near cafeteria facing Duke street. This is positively the most handsome and well formed tree on the private Apostolic Campgrounds, standing a commanding 140- feet high with a well proportioned crown, and stately trunk. I measured it at...
By: Micah E.

Tree ID 1064: Apostolic Faith campgrounds, This tall slender Douglas fir , 127 feet high, has a remarkably slender taper, reminiscent of an alpine fir from a Bob Ross Painting. Towering majestically over S.E. 56th avenue, I have 2 decades of memories...
By: Micah E.

This gnarly old Douglas fir, is situated in the middle of Duke street, in an unpaved dirt road residential area. I remember going past this old tree on the bumpy mud puddled section of Duke street, in the early 90's on my way to Lewis Elementary scho...