By Caitlin Bewley
(3rd Yr Swinburne Uni)
A canopy of 281 elms line a length of road leading into Bacchus Marsh, reflecting light through the leaves as you drive through. Now, those elms are an award-winning strip, officially.
The Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour has reigned supreme in The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 2020 Victorian Tree of the Year competition, collecting an impressive 1061 votes of the 3450-vote total.
Planted in one day back in August 1918, the Avenue of Honour commemorates the lives of community members who volunteered to serve in World War I.
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in the 19 May 2020 edition
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