National Geographic : 1947 Jun
() iNatlonal Ieograpnic society uuaiu u,iun ov Rawlins Park Says "Welcome, Spring!" Chinese Magnolias Explode Like Pink Star Shells inaFourth ofJuly Sky Few cities can match the Capital's trees. Maj. Pierre L'Enfant, George Washington's city planner, visioned a leafy city.For almost acentury hisdream was incomplete. Then in the 1870's seedlings were set out by the thousands. Now elms arch wide avenues. Truly, Washington isthe"City ofTrees."