April 05, 2016
Noon – 1 PM
Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 10 First Street, S.E., Washington, DC 20540 (map)
AboutPaul Dolinsky, chief of the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) for the National Park Service, will discuss the National Park Service’s Witness Tree Protection Program for trees whose history is intertwined with the American experience. He will also illustrate the unique combinations of botany and culture that have been documented for the Historic American Landscapes Survey. The program will be presented by the Library’s Asian Division and its Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The Library will also display selected items from its collections pertaining to the cherry blossoms and other memorable trees and landscapes from April 4 through July 1 in the Thomas Jefferson Building in association with the National Cherry Blossom Festival and National Park Service Centennial anniversary.
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