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Memorial Tree and Honor Program

The Sevierville Trees/Trails and Beautification Board now offers you three ways to honor loved ones by placement of trees on public grounds in the City of Sevierville.

Find Existing Memorial Tree

  • Honors Club
  • Permanent Plaque and Tree Club
  • Planter Area Club
  • Find Your Tree

You may make a $50.00 gift in the name of One Person per Gift to assist with Sevierville's Urban Forestry and Beautifcation efforts. This donation and the person's name will be announced at Arbor Day and the name of the person placed on a permanent plaque.

Memorial Tree Program Brochure & Application

This program offers you the opportunity to pick from one of the three species of trees below and have that tree placed within a park, Greenway or other public space that is available.

Also included is a 4” x 6” marble plaque with two lines available for engraving on the plaque at the base of the tree. In addition, the person’s name being honored will be placed on a plaque in the Community Center lobby and their name will be read aloud at Arbor Day celebration each year, which is normally the last Friday in March annually.

Cost is $250.00 per memorial and includes installation and guaranteed livability of the tree including replacement of the tree if necessary.

The following trees are approved for planting in area parks:
Deciduous trees (1.5"-2" caliper trunks, 8' tall)
Evergreen tree (min. height-5')


Memorial Tree Program Option: Maple - Choose from: Red Maple or Sugar Maple 

Maple: (Acer species)
Choose from: Red Maple or Sugar Maple
Size: 40'-50' high, 20'-25' wide Leaf
Color: Lustrous dark green leaves during summer and yellow-orange-red-dark amber red in fall.

 Memorial Tree Program Option: Oak - Choose from: Pin Oak or Willow Oak

Oak: (Quercus species)
Choose from: Pin Oak or Willow Oak
Size: 75' high, 30'-45' wide
Leaf Color: Dark green leaves in summer, golden yellow in fall.

 Memorial tree Program Option: Evergreen - Choose: White Pine, Norway Spruce or Southern Magnolia

Evergreen Species
Choose from: White Pine, Norway Spruce or Southern Magnolia
Size: 40'-70' high, 25'-35' wide
Leaf color: Depending on Species, bright to dark green in spring

 
Special Request for other types of species will be considered, however the City has the final approval.

The Department of Parks and Recreation will order the tree you have selected.  We do not recommend planting trees during the extreme hot summer months.

Every effort will be made to place the tree in the park of your choice.  However, if conditions warrant, the Department of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to place the tree in the park best suited for the tree.

Parks and Recreation will notify the donor when the tree and plaque are in place and where the tree is located. For additional information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director of Parks and Recreation at 865.453.5441.

Memorial Tree Program Brochure & Application

 

Participation in this club allows you to select an area and place the following: a four foot wooden bench, 10" X 5" marble plaque, landscaping, one tree and pavers. 

Also included is a plaque with the name of your loved one placed in the lobby of the Community Center and the name of your loved one read aloud at the annual Arbor Day Celebration.

Cost is $800.00 and includes installation and guaranteed livability of the tree, landscaping and replacement of all components if damaged or vandalized.

The following trees are approved for planting in area parks:
Deciduous trees (1.5"-2" caliper trunks, 8' tall)
Evergreen tree (min. height-5')


Memorial Tree Program Option: Maple - Choose from: Red Maple or Sugar Maple 

Maple: (Acer species)
Choose from: Red Maple or Sugar Maple
Size: 40'-50' high, 20'-25' wide Leaf
Color: Lustrous dark green leaves during summer and yellow-orange-red-dark amber red in fall.

 Memorial Tree Program Option: Oak - Choose from: Pin Oak or Willow Oak

Oak: (Quercus species)
Choose from: Pin Oak or Willow Oak
Size: 75' high, 30'-45' wide
Leaf Color: Dark green leaves in summer, golden yellow in fall.

 Memorial tree Program Option: Evergreen - Choose: White Pine, Norway Spruce or Southern Magnolia

Evergreen Species
Choose from: White Pine, Norway Spruce or Southern Magnolia
Size: 40'-70' high, 25'-35' wide
Leaf color: Depending on Species, bright to dark green in spring

 
Special Request for other types of species will be considered, however the City has the final approval.

The Department of Parks and Recreation will order the tree you have selected.  We do not recommend planting trees during the extreme hot summer months.

Every effort will be made to place the tree in the park of your choice.  However, if conditions warrant, the Department of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to place the tree in the park best suited for the tree.

Parks and Recreation will notify the donor when the tree and plaque are in place and where the tree is located. For additional information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director of Parks and Recreation at 865.453.5441.

Memorial Tree Program Brochure & Application

 

Use the map below to locate your memorial tree and plaque.  

There are two ways to find your tree: Click a tree on the map or use the search box to type in the memorial dedication name.  Use the (+) button to zoom in and view more trees and the (-) button to zoom out to view entire map. You can also view other areas of the map by righting clicking and dragging the mouse right and left. 

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Complete the application below to submit your Memorial Tree or Honor's Club Plaque entry.

Make check payable to: Sevierville Trees/Trails and Beautification Board (include plaque name in memo)
Mail check to: 200 Gary Wade Blvd. Sevierville, TN 37862

 


Memorial Tree Program Application

 

Contact Us

Bob Parker, Director

120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: 865.453.5441

Accessibility

The Parks and Recreation Department will make every effort to accommodate anyone desiring access to any facility including ADA Approved Listening Devices. For accessability assistance, please call 865-453-5441.

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