Seeds: History fan helps solve tree mystery

Bob Bundy loves Civil War history. The letter carrier also has a knack for solving mysteries and a growing fondness for trees.

His interests crossed paths in Capitol Park next to the state Capitol. Thanks to Bundy and two close friends, a confusing chapter among the park’s living monuments finally will get appropriate credit.

Tuesday, members of the park staff are scheduled to install markers denoting members of the park’s unique Civil War Memorial Grove. Sheathed in plastic, the 4-by-6-inch markers will be fastened to redwood posts so visitors to the 33-acre park will know what’s what among these historic trees.

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