For all who attended the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Washington Grove Park yesterday, September 28th, it rang in a new century of attention for a local park that has seen some updating.
Invasive species have been removed, and new endemic tress plants heralds a sharper focus by the City of Rochester on this quiet and ancient park.
- Memorial tree planted to celebrate Washington Grove's 100th anniversary Celebrating 100 years in Rochester was the theme of a ceremony held on Friday at Washington Grove. Nature enthusiasts, students and neighbors came together to plant a memorial tree at the Washington Grove, which is located just East of Cobbs Hill Park. (September 28, 2012) WHEC.com
- Washington Grove Celebrates 100 Years Rochester mayor Tom Richards joined students to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the purchase of Washington Grove. Students from Martin B. Anderson Elementary School Number 1 helped the mayor plant native tree seedlings to honor the Rochestarians who preserved the land. (September 28, 2012) YNN.com