July 23, 2014

Today in History: First Arbor Day

Planting of trees, Arbor Day, N.Y. Public School #4, 173rd St. & Fulton Ave., New York

Today in History–April 10–the Library of Congress features Arbor Day, first celebrated by Nebraskans on this day in 1872.  Today people celebrate Arbor Day worldwide on the last Friday in April. Learn more about this holiday by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access related primary sources. You might also be interested in checking out our Conservation & Environment themed link set. Arbor Day primary source set Arbor Day image set Arbor Day … [Read more...]

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