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10th Mountain Division Memorial Grove

Posted on: September 23rd, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor in Heritage Tree Details | 8 Comments

This grove of mixed trees species was started as a memorial for Oregon members of the 10th Mountain Division who fought in Italy during WWII. They were the only US Army Division trained in mountain warfare and were trained to fight on skis.

In 1996 the first tree in this memorial grove was planted. The grove is maintained by descendants and discharged members of the 10th Mountain Division.

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US26, milepost 54, eastbound, next to the North Plains truck weigh station

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Andrea Stone Keaton

- Comment left on: July 20th, 2012 at 10:29 am

My father, Woodrow Stone, was 10th Mountain Infantry, WWII. I am interested in finding out how to contact the local chapter regarding the memorial grove. My Dad was very active in the local group, thought he passed away in 1989. I’d like to find out about having a tree planted in the grove in his memory. I look forward to someone contacting me. Thanks, Andrea

Madeline MacGregor

- Comment left on: July 20th, 2012 at 12:13 pm

Andrea,
I will pass your message along to our Heritage Program’s administrator. She is on vacation right now, but will return on July 22. Please look for a personal response from Annie Von Domitz. Glad you found us!

nancy keller

- Comment left on: March 29th, 2014 at 6:40 pm

How can a loved one become a volunteer?

Madeline MacGregor

- Comment left on: April 7th, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Nancy, are you interested in volunteering with the Heritage Tree Committee? Please contact us at via email and we will place you in contact with our administrator for the program, Annie von Domitz.

Shelley Jordan

- Comment left on: May 7th, 2014 at 6:26 pm

I saw the news story today 5/7/14 about the flag being stolen from the 10th Mountain Division Memorial near North Plains. Can I help pay for a replacement? Or have another tree planted at the site? Although now deceased, my father, Jim Baney was a member of the 10th Mountain Division. I would like to honor him in some way for his participation in this WWII fighting group.

Frank Chuk

- Comment left on: June 29th, 2014 at 11:14 am

To Shelley Jordon; Please contact me regarding your request. Frank 503-625-6580

Bruce Wagstaff

- Comment left on: February 22nd, 2015 at 10:38 am

Frank is no longer with us unfortunately. You may contact me regarding the Memorial Grove of Trees @ bruce.wagstaff@gmail.com. Also visit the Tenth Mountain Division NW Chapter Facebook page for updated info. Bruce Wagstaff – Descendant, 86-C

Madeline MacGregor

- Comment left on: March 19th, 2015 at 1:11 pm

Bruce, Thank you for letting us know. We’re sorry to hear about Frank’s passing. Please feel free to send us any updates that you would like to see on our website to directly to us.

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