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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Burton Woods

Burton Woods

GRHC - 2007

Candace Chivis and her sleeping son, Amiel, pause in front of the Garfield Nature Center sign. This six-acre wooded area located in the center of the city is at the heart of the Garfield Neighborhood, and borders Garfield Park.


Full Details

TitleBurton Woods
Current Address2259 Everest Ave. SE
Original OwnerCharles Garfield
Original UsePark
NeighborhoodGarfield Park

Title by cataloger. In 1892 Charles W. Garfield planted ten species of trees on this property, and eventually gave it to the city.

CollectionGrand Rapids Historical Commission
Locationlocation on map

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