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A wonderful way to celebrate a life is to support an organization that was meaningful to that person. The Dawes Arboretum offers many ways to honor the important people in our lives.

Legacy Plants & Benches (Insert link to Legacy Plants & Benches page): Select from many beautiful plants or benches to honor and remember a loved one, organization or event.

Estate Planning (Insert link to Estate Planning page): Planned gifts are a great way to ensure that future generations will enjoy The Arboretum as much as you have.

Memorials: A gift to the Dawes Arboretum can be a great way to remember loved ones. Memorial envelopes are available to provide to your funeral director. If you choose to request donations to the Arboretum, please include the following in the obituary notice:

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to:

The Dawes Arboretum
7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE
Newark, OH 43056

If donations received reach the designated contribution of a legacy plant, the family may make an appointment with the Horticulture Department.