MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - More than 100 elm trees used to dot the side of Memorial Highway in west Mount Vernon, planted there to honor those from Skagit County who fought - and those who died - in World War I.As the town grew, most of the trees were removed, with only a handful of the original elms remaining.Now a local high school student and the Skagit County Master Gardeners hope to prod local businesses to plant elms again, driving home the point of who Memorial Highway is intended to...
In this Sept. 26, 2017, photo, Mount Vernon high school junior Emma Sundance poses for a photo with her father, Rich, under one of the few remaining Elm trees that was originally planted along State Route 536, Memorial Highway, to honor Skagit Valley servicemen who lost their lives in World War I. Emma is organizing a replanting campaign to restore the majestic Elms.
Now a local high school student and the Skagit County Master Gardeners hope to prod local businesses to plant elms again, driving home the point of who Memorial Highway is intended to honor. Master Gardener Al Call, an Army veteran, said 180 elm trees were shipped to Skagit County in 1931 by rail car at the price of $3 apiece. They were planted along newly named Memorial Highway, most east of Avon-Allen Road.
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