4801 Marine Creek Pkwy Fort Worth
Come touch some of the oldest and most historic trees in Fort Worth and surrounding areas.
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 T. Cty. Site. Cynthia Ann Parker info
TRADERS OAK, NE Fort Worth, first T. Cty election site
LUNCH Probably Angelo’s BBQ
TURNERS OAK, W of Downtown FW, tree roots filled with gold
FURSMAN BUR OAK, Westworth Village, huge tree
TANNAHILL OAK, W Ft. Worth, Stagecoach stop, 1874 , oldest in T. Cty. structure still occupied
STATE CHAMPION BLACK WILLOW, W L. Worth, baddest willow in TX, 19’ circ.
CIVILIAN CONSERVATION POST OAKS, NW L. Worth, incredible history and tree galls
WILLIAM F. CHARBONEAU LIVE OAK, L. Worth, more notoriety than any tree in the LW area
What can I bring into the event?
We suggest you bring a water bottle, comforable clothing, sturdy shoes and an interest in history and nature. Cameras are welcome.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For questions contact Courtney Blevens (817) 879-3974 firstname.lastname@example.org