The Arnold Arboretum was founded in 1872, right around the same time that Charles Darwin published “On The Origin of Species,” laying out his ideas on the theory of evolution. The arboretum continues to be a place for scientific research, and collects plants from all over the world.
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Columbus Day Weekend: Culture, Parades, and Plenty of Food
On Sunday, local groups, activists, and musicians will march in a grand parade from Davis Square to Harvard Square ... sets in. The Arnold Arboretum’s 281 acres are home to an abundance of trees and ...