Growing In Significance

State program marks, preserves famous, historic trees

Posted: March 12, 2014 at 6 a.m.

COURTESY ARKANSAS PARKS & TOURISM One of the best known historic trees in the state is the Council Oak in Dardanelle, which is believed to be the site of a treaty between the Cherokee Nation and the territory of Arkansas in 1823.

The Arkansas Famous and Historic Tree Program draws attention to the numerous noteworthy trees found in the state by recognizing their historical significance.

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