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Fair Lane [slide]

Creator:
Weller, Eleanor C.
Ford, Henry
Henry Ford Estate
National Historic Landmark
Henry Ford Museum
University of Michigan
Landscape Architect:
Jensen, Jens 1860-1951
Shipman, Ellen
Foote, Harriett Risley 1863-
Nurseryman:
Burroughs, John
Physical description:
1 slide: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Michigan, Wayne County, Dearborn
Michigan
Dearborn
Date:
1988
05/01/1988
Notes:
Fairlane was a 2,150 acre estate in 1914-1916. The Gothic mansion was covered in ivy and consisted of 31,770 square feet of living space. The property had a 20 car garage, laboratory and a variety of gardens such as a peony garden, iris garden, English garden, Burroughs Grotto, blue garden, rock garden, trail gardens and rose garden.
Topic:
Spring
Rose gardens
Retaining walls
Walls, stone
Foundation planting
Walkways, stone
Garden borders
Stairs
Hedges
Houses--multi-family
Irises (Plants)
Local number:
MI035007
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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