In 1912, Belle and Ralph Jenkins purchased what is now the Jenkins Estate, Belle, the daughter of a prominent Portland businessman, Capt. J.C. Ainsworth, planted the elm grove between the original farmhouse and the main house in the style of an old English estate. American elms were a popular street tree in the early part of the 20th century, but have since been widely devastated due to Dutch elm disease.
- Planted in: 1910’s
- Dedicated on: April 9, 2010
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Jenkins Estate Park, 8005 SW Grabhorn Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007-8781