Morton Arboretum welcomes 1 million visitors in 2015

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

MORTON GROVE, Ill. (WLS) -- For the first time in its 93 year history, the Morton Arboretum welcomes more than 1 million visitors in a single year, a new record.

The one millionth visitor was an entire family from Oak Park, who passed through the doors Monday. The Donoghue family was greeted with a special celebration.

The Morton Arboretum is one of only six public gardens in the United States to attract one million visitors in one year.