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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
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville
Kentucky
Louisville
Oxmoor (Louisville, Kentucky)
Date:
1910
1910-1988
1910 to 1988
Notes:
"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).
Summary:
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.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in The Courier-Journal, Features, October 19, 1995
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
KY024000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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