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Oxmoor 1910 to 1988

Former owner:
Bullitt, William Marshall
Landscape architect:
Coffin, Marian Cruger 1876-1957
Physical description:
1 folder+ 25 35 mm. slides
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville
Oxmoor (Louisville, Kentucky)
1910 to 1988
"Features of the historic garden include a long march of late-blooming, bright flower borders from the back door, a series of three touching circles of brick paths to the side of the border garden, surrounded by undulating casual borders, trees, and shrubs, a small reflecting pool set in one of the brick circles, an axial circulation of paths, white wooden arbors with benches on the inside and white-blooming wisteria on the outside, a kitchen vegetable and herb garden, and a small pond."
Persons associated with the property include: William Marshall Bullitt (former owner); Marian Cruger Coffin (landscape architect).
Materials relating to the private gardens located in Louisville, Kentucky. The folder includes slide list, letters to and from the owner, excerpts from publications featuring the garden, with a description and worksheet done by a GCA researcher. The gardens are noted for the grand simplicity of its plantation-style gardens.
Garden has been featured in The Courier-Journal, Features, October 19, 1995
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Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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