Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Fort Parker Pecan Tree Dedication

The Pioneer monument with the statue of Lucy and Silas Parker with their daughter, Cynthia Ann atop it at the Fort Parker Memorial Park and Cemetery.

EVENT UPDATES FOR 04/15/2023 WILL APPEAR HERE (Example: Postponement or Cancellation Due to severe weather or other unforeseen circumstance). Please join the Texas Historic Tree Coalition along with Tammy and Ricky Rand on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. as we celebrate the historic proclamation and recognition of the Fort Parker Pecan Tree located …Read More

The Smith-Graybeal Cedar Trees Dedication

On May 11, 2018, we celebrated the addition of the Smith-Graybeal Trees in McKinney to the TXHTC Historic Tree Registry. The Smith-Graybeal Cedar Trees have ties to two of the founding fathers of American horticulture: pioneer Texas horticulturalist and nurseryman Elbert W. Kirkpatrick, and famed horticulturalist Luther Burbank, whose birthday is celebrated as Arbor Day. …Read More