Most People Don’t Know Some Of The Oldest Trees In The World Are Found In New Orleans

City Park has been a time-honored tradition for many New Orleanians. From the Flying Horses to the Botanical Gardens, there are endless activities that are great for families with kids of all ages. This historic park may have been created in 1854, but many trees predate the park by several centuries. Not many people are aware, but City Park is home to the oldest grove of mature live oaks in the world. Let’s check it out.

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