Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Hazard Arboretum

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Institution Name: Wilmington College (OH)
Original/Historic Place Name: Hazard Arboretum
Location on Campus: southern end of campus 13.43 acres
Date(s) of Construction:
1963dedication Hazard, Frank Anliot, Frederick Hale, Nathan
Designer: Frank Hazard, Frederick Anliot, Nathan Hale
Type of Place: Landscape site
Style: (Glossary)
Significance: education, landscape
Narrative: see below
References: see below
1961-present (2006)arboretum

Hazard Arboretum is a 13.43 acre planting containing more than 230 species of woody plants, shrubs, and trees. It honors Dr. Frank O. Hazard, class of 1927, a biology professor at Wilmington College from 1928 to 1962. Adjacent to the arboretum is a 14-acre natural area.


Boyd, Oscar F. History of Wilmington College. Wilmington, OH: Wilmington College, 1959.

The Link: The Alumni Magazine of Wilmington College. [n.d.].


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