CCSEP 2019 Memorial Tree Planting
Monday, November 11, 2019
In commemoration of Veteran’s Day, the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park, in conjunction with the Department of Recreation and Parks and Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell of the 13th District, will hold a Memorial Tree Planting ceremony at the Victory Memorial Grove in Elysian Park.
Victory Memorial Grove was established shortly after World War I for residents to plant trees in honor of loved ones. As the decades passed, many of these original trees have died and the Grove itself fell into disrepair. In recent years, however, there has been an effort to rehabilitate VMG, and this Veteran’s Day several new trees are scheduled to be planted to replace those which are no longer there.