Evergreen Avenue

Evergreen Avenue (HM2MJE)

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N 44° 53.741', W 76° 1.435'

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A Living Memorial

Dedicated to All Veterans
And Peacekeepers of the Armed Forces
A Millenium Environmental Project
Initiated in the Year 2000
A Living Memorial

The native trees and shrubs planted on Evergreen Avenue are hardier than their ornamental relatives. They are better adapted to our climate and more resistant to pests and diseases so they do not require extensive maintenance to thrive.

Evergreen Avenue uses the allure of native trees and shrubs to provide a contemplative walk. Started in 2000 as a memorial to war veterans and peacekeepers, it is now a community project of the Rideau Environmental Action League that honours people who have contributed to Smiths Falls. As an environmental project, it demonstrates the simple action of planting native trees to address climate change, restore vegetation and support wildlife.
Memories of these people and their contributions endure, just as trees endure, beyond our lifetimes. Many individuals and organizations generously contributed towards the plants and materials. Volunteers installed the granite memorials, benches, and wastebaskets, and planted and maintain the trees and shrubs
We hope you

enjoy your time here.
A more detailed description of the project and of the historic and medicinal uses of the trees by First Nations is available on the REAL website.

[Balance of the marker is informational, not historic or relating as a war memorial, and is not transcribed]
Year Placed2000
Placed ByEvergreen Avenue Contributors and Rideau Environmental Action League
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 1st, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 419153 N 4971872
Decimal Degrees44.89568333, -76.02391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 53.741', W 76° 1.435'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 53' 44.46" N, 76° 1' 26.1" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
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