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Moore Garden 1960-1995

Former owner:
Keller, Karl
MacKechnie, Ruth A.
MacKechnie, John A.
Keller, Gretchen K
Gardener:
Zotti, Anthony
Ahlers, Franz
Physical description:
2 folders+ 11 35 mm. slides; 16 negatives; 2 tranparencies
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Union County, Summit
New Jersey
Summit
Moore Garden (Summit, New Jersey)
Date:
1960
1960-1995
Notes:
Also known as the Keller Garden for its original owners, this is an ericaceous garden, at its peak from May 1 to July 1, with many outstanding rhododendrons and azaleas backed by outstanding trees, both deciduous and evergreen. It also includes a magnificent rose garden on the east side of the house.
Persons associated with the property include: Karl and Gretchen K. Keller (former owners, 1917-1978); John A. and Ruth A. MacKechnie (former owners, 1978-1995); Franz Ahlers (gardener, 1950s-1978); and Anthony Zotti (gardener, 1978-1995).
Summary:
The folders include a garden plan, a photocopied page from The Garden Club of America, Visiting Gardens Guide, 1967, and a worksheet.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ123000
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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