Dr. Walter E. Bartlett

The Bartlett Arboretum Today is the birthday of the physician, naturalist, and civic leader of the south-central Kansas town of Belle Plaine – Dr. Walter E. Bartlett. In 1910, Bartlett started the Bartlett Arboretum By purchasing 15 acres of land on the edge of a town called Belle Plaine – about 20 miles south of…

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