Q. In the 1970s there was a city-wide tree planting program called 10,000 Trees. Do you have any information about this program?
“10,000 Trees” was a major tree-planting effort organized by PHS to plant 10,000 trees in Fairmount Park and 33 smaller Philadelphia parks between 1973 and 1977. This was PHS’s signature project for the Bicentennial and a gift to the City from PHS donors.
Following are links to reports on this project in PHS Yearbooks:
There is also some information on this project in the PHS archives here in our library.