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Fair Lane [slide]

Creator:
Macmillan, Ginny
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:
1986
09/01/1986
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. Study purposes only. From house to East. Jens Jenson was landscape architect for the estate except he refused to do the Rose Garden.
Topic:
Spring
Rose gardens
Ponds
Flower beds
Sculpture
Local number:
MI035020
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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