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Tribute Gifts

A tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor a person’s life and accomplishments, memorialize a loved one or commemorate a special occasion. Add beauty to the Olmsted Parks by making a tribute gift of a newly planted tree or a lovely wood bench.

Tribute Options

Please note tree and bench locations are subject to availability. To discuss possible locations for your tribute, call our office at (502) 456-8125 before making your donation.

New Bench ($2,500-$10,000)

World’s Fair-style benches are six feet in length and feature a cast bronze plaque that can be personalized with the message of your choice. The Conservancy will work with you to select a bench location in one of the Olmsted Parks.

Bench Adoption ($1,000)

The Conservancy will work with you to select an existing bench in one of the Olmsted Parks.

Canopy Tree ($1,000)

Oak, Tulip, Elm or Sycamore with a trunk diameter of two to three inches.

Understory Tree ($750)

Paw Paw, Redbud, Dogwood or Buckeye with a trunk diameter of one to two inches.

Shrub ($350)

Spicebush or Coral Berry with a height of two to three feet.

Contact us

We look forward to partnering with you to make your tribute gift special. For questions about options and personalization, please contact Kathy Ezzell at:


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