The park preserves and maintains a variety of historical vegetation on the grounds including a wide variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and vines.
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
Shingle Oak (Quercus ambricaria)
Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
Vanhoutte/Bumalda spirea (Spirea x bumalda)
Common lilac (Syringa valgaris)
Sweet mock orange (Philadelphus coronarius)
Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii)
Showy border forsythia (Forsythia intermedia)
Modern Roses (Rosa)
Perennials, Bulbs, & Vines
Common Peony (Paeonia officinalis)
Periwinkle (Vinca minor)
Amur Grape (Vitus amurensis)
Did You Know?
In January 1950, President Truman approved the development of the hydrogen bomb. This new “superbomb” would be 1,000 times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.