Memorial Trees & Benches

A memorial tree or bench is a meaningful, lasting way to remember or honor a loved one, commemorate a special event or make a donation to beautify our city parks. Memorial trees can be planted in any of the city parks, with custom engraved granite plaques available at Gregory Park. Department staff can recommend types of trees to purchase and schedule the planting of your tree.

Memorial benches are custom engraved, and department staff will install your bench. To request this service, please complete and submit the Memorial Tree and Bench Form (PDF). The fees are as follows:
  • Memorial Bench - approximately $700
  • Memorial Tree Plaque - $25
Please contact department staff at 218-828-2320 for more information.

Memorial Bench

A brown memorial bench which reads "In Memory of Robert MacArthur, 1905 - 2005."

Memorial Tree Dedication

A group of people gathered around a tree being planted.