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By: Canopy S.
Location: Multnomah

I planted this tree when we built our house in 1960 thinking it would grow 20 feet, but it got to 84! One previous neighbor cut branches that hung over, but the current neighbors like the shade. It's a brittle tree, so its not good for climbing. -An...
By: Jenni D.
Location: Multnomah

I enjoy walking and running under this tree and its smaller neighbors. They provide welcome shade on an otherwise sunny and exposed path.
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: Canopy S.

An old tree located at the corner of 16th Ave & Nehalem St in Portland’s Sellwood district stands out amongst its peers with massive, sprawling limbs nearly touching those of its neighbors. It was planted in 1892 by Jasper E. Young as a present for h...
By: Dani S.
Location: Multnomah

This was my favorite tree to climb when I was young. My closest friends in middle school lived across the street from this park, and we would run around having imaginary adventures often. We would climb this tree as high as we could. The branches are...